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Old 03-30-2005, 10:54 AM   #1
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Post Failed to mount the root directory via nfs


I am a newby at linux and i am trying to connet my thin client to my linux server, this is the error i get at the workstation computer, i am lost with this error, i have checked nfs services and itis running, but i do Not know how to fix this error so my thin client can connect to my server, below is the error i get from my workstation. Can some please help as i need to get this to work for my boss.

This is the error i get

Running dhcp on port 67

Mounting root filesystem:192.168.1.4/opt/ltsp/i386 from:
Mount: Unknown host
Mount: nfsmount failed: Connection refused nfs warning: mount version newer than kernel
RPC: send msg returned error 22
nfs:rpc call returned error 22
nfs-get-root: getattr error=22
nfs_read-super= get root inode failed
Mount: mpounting-192.168.1.4/opt/ltsp/i386 on/mnt failed: Invalid argument

Error! Failed to mount the root directory via NFS


Possible reasons include:

1) NFS services may not be running on the server

2) Workstation IP does not map to a hostname, either in /etc/hosts or in DNS.

3) Wrong address for NFS server in the dhcp config file

4) Wrong pathname for root directory in the DHCP config file
 
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