> Hi Darren,
> Darren Dunham schrieb:
>> > Hi,
>> > after installing the latest recommended path cluster for solaris 8 from
>> > sunsolve, I have the problem, that nfs doesn't work anymore. NFS worked
>> > before. The error message is (when I try to mount the sun from several
>> > linux boxes) : RPC:program isn't registered (or very similar to it).
>> Which is which? Is the Sun box the client or the server?
> The sun is always the server.
> Anyhow: It ssems, that I have not understood how rpc works and why I
> need it for nfs. I also don't understand the meaning of the rpcbind
> program. Do I have to start before or afterw the nfs.server? Or doesn't
> it matter?
> May anybody explain it in a few words (or is it quite to complex?)
RPC is required to talk to mountd. Unless you've done something weird,
it will be started at boot. Additional nfs services are started at boot
if you have a valid 'share' line in /etc/dfs/dfstab.
The client asks the portmaster on the server where mountd is. If it
doesn't get a satisfactory answer, that would give you the 'RPC: program
isn't registered' message.
This can happen with bugs on both sides. It could be that the Linux
client is requesting a particular version and isn't falling back to
another one when that version isn't served.
Quote:>> Try specifying version=2 on the mount lines.
> I'll try...
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