>I repeatedly get the following error message on the console of a Sparc10
>server running SunOS 4.1.4
>clnttcp - create: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out
>rpc.statd: cannot talk to statd at tody
>The problem is that the system "tody" was removed from the network some time
>ago, and is not expected to return. Is there some way to get the server to
>stop attempting to contact the missing machine??
>Any help greatly appreciated.
>< Sometimes Monday's seem to last all week long>
o rm /etc/sm.bak/tody
o kill off rpc.statd process
o Restart rpc.statd.
Kevin W. Thomas
Sun System Administrator & Meteorologist
National Severe Storms Laboratory