Excuse my reply to myself.
I found what I think is the source of the problem but it's even more
I've got two machines (as mentioned below). Let's call them A and B. I
can telnet, ftp, ping, NFS mount, etc. to A from B but not in the other
direction. If I run rpcinfo -p A from B, it shows A is running nothing
in the way of RPC registered programs. However, rpcinfo -p A on A shows
that I am running a bunch! rpcinfo -p B on either machine shows the
So why would machine A seemingly be dead to the outside world as far as
> I've got two Linux boxes on a LAN trying to get things mounted through
> NFS. It's working in one direction but not the other. What happens
> when I try to mount on the one that's not working is:
> mount clntudp_create: RPC: program not registered
> What does this mean? I've already recompiled both kernels to make
> doubly sure I had NFS support in there.
> I can telnet and ftp fine.
> "If once a man indulges himself in *, very soon he comes to think
> little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and
> Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."
> -- Thomas De Quincey (1785 - 1859)
"If once a man indulges himself in *, very soon he comes to think
little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and
Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."
-- Thomas De Quincey (1785 - 1859)