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Old 09-21-2005, 01:30 PM   #1
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nfs warning: mount version older than kernel

I have for a while been getting the following warning on boot

nfs warning: mount version older than kernel
This is on a stock slackware-current system running the /testing 2.6.13 kernel that comes with 10.2/-current.

The system is a 10.2 Slackware which mounts several NFS volumes from another Slackware-current server running

Google tells me I need to upgrade my package containing mount, but as far as I can see, the latest Slackware comes with the latest mount etc, so that doesn't really explain it to me.

Could anyone with slightly more insight on this than me kindly elaborate? I want to have my system as fine-tuned as possible and thus am a firm believer in investigating and getting rid of warnings.

Old 09-21-2005, 01:36 PM   #2
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I believe that means that the kernel your running the nfs server on is using nfsv3 and the client is using nfsv4....
Old 09-21-2005, 03:00 PM   #3
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In the kernel, NFS_V4 also.

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