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Old 10-11-2012, 01:02 PM   #1
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Mount NAS4Free as NFS in Slackware 14


I've got a NAS4Free Server on my LAN. I have been accessing it fine with Debian 6 (Squeeze). Now I've converted my Laptop to Slackware and I'd like to be able to access my NAS as a NFS Share like I did in Debian.

I do have libnfs installed. (sahlberg-libnfs-libnfs-1.3.0-0-g47e5a2c.tar)

I created my mount point at: /mnt/NAS4Free with:
Code:
sudo mkdir -p /mnt/NAS4Free
Then I try to mount my NFS Share with:
Code:
sudo mount 192.168.1.250:/mnt/store /mnt/NAS4Free
and I get this ERROR message:
Code:
mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking.
mount.nfs: Either use '-o nolock' to keep locks local, or start statd.
mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking.
mount.nfs: Either use '-o nolock' to keep locks local, or start statd.
I searched for rpc.statd, and there are two copies located at:
Code:
/sbin/rpc.statd
/usr/sbin/rpc.statd
What do I need to do to get rpc.statd running so I can access my NFS Share?

When I do:
Code:
ps -ael | grep lockd
ps -ael | grep statd
I get nothing returned for the statd command.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Larry

Last edited by lkraemer; 10-11-2012 at 01:44 PM.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 02:02 PM   #2
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Your nfs client software probably isn't being started automatically.

Look in /etc/init.d/* to see what nfs startup scripts you have - typically there is one for nfs server and one for nfs client.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 02:27 PM   #3
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You need to start the rpc daemons as root as follows:
Code:
/etc/rc.d/rc.rpc start
To make the daemons start automatically after boot simply make /etc/rc.d/rc.rpc executable.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 04:33 PM   #4
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sparkyhall,
THANKS. That was the problem. I can now access my NAS4Free and everything is working.

Larry
 
Old 10-12-2012, 08:53 AM   #5
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