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Old 10-17-2010, 12:39 AM   #16
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You told us the gist of mount, but could you please post the output itself?
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Okay so here are the results of strace
The first was just trying add the user and create the directory by default. The second was trying to create the directory manually.
Thanks again for all your help!


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The result of mount is as follows:

[xfave@uscms1 ~]$ mount
/dev/sda1 on / type ext3 (rw)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/sda5 on /export type ext3 (rw,usrquota,grpquota)
/dev/sda2 on /var type ext3 (rw)
tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
tmpfs on /var/lib/ganglia/rrds type tmpfs (rw,size=2044608000,gid=99,uid=99)
none on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw)
sunrpc on /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw)
nas-0-0.local:/nas0 on /mnt/nas0 type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
nfsd on /proc/fs/nfsd type nfsd (rw)
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/idiaz on /home/idiaz type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/pzuo on /home/pzuo type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/sguragai on /home/sguragai type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
/export/home/uscms01 on /home/uscms01 type none (rw,bind)
/export/home/osg on /home/osg type none (rw,bind)
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/xluo on /home/xluo type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/xfave on /home/xfave type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/hkalakhety on /home/hkalakhety type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
nas-0-0.local:/nas0/home/g4hep on /home/g4hep type nfs (rw,noatime,rsize=65536,wsize=65536,intr,addr=
Old 10-18-2010, 04:07 PM   #19
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check your mount

did you try to restart the nfs on your local machine and on the nas itself.
also you can try to add to the /etc/exports no_root_squash


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Old 10-19-2010, 07:47 AM   #20
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I would say that it is trying to create homedirs on the nfs server and that is not being allowed.
Are you using a directory server? (nis,ldap,ad)
Old 10-25-2010, 04:18 PM   #21
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Hi Everyone,

I really appreciate everyone's input on this. It turned out the administrator before me had created a script to do this that would create and mount the user's home directory. Unfortunately that piece of information was not put in his documentation so I never knew. But now just by running it everything worked out great. Thank you again though for all the support!


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