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Old 07-17-2005, 12:12 PM   #1
umeshbabu
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problem in mounting a partition from remote box


Hello

I am working with 2 RH boxes.

I am trying to mount one linux box's one drive (144.16.204.154:/dev/hda2) to another linux box
but it is giving timed out error

command looks like this

[root@localhost /]# mount 144.16.204.154:/dev/hda2 /mnt/rob/
mount: RPC: Timed out

can somebody help me in mounting that particular partition in my local box.

Thanks in advance
Umesh
 
Old 07-18-2005, 01:10 PM   #2
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run portmap on each box

its not some strange hacking program it is used during nfs mounts.

Cheers
-Rob
 
Old 07-18-2005, 04:14 PM   #3
curson
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I also use NFS between my two boxes.
I followed this HOW-TO to configure them and they're working perfectly.

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/NFS-HOWTO/

Hope it helps.
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