I have the following situation:
A Compaq Alphaserver DS20 with dual 500MHz CPUs
uname -a gives: OSF1 breakdance V4.0 1229 alpha
Its straight out the box, an eval machine from Compaq and a bit of paper in
the box said path 1 had been applied.
A SGI O2000, 4 x 195MHz CPUs
uname -a gives: IRIX64 ziggy 6.5 05190003 IP27
I've exported a directory on the Compaq (breakdance) to the SGI (ziggy)
I can mount it OK, and in fact copied over 4GB of data over the network from
the SGI to the Compaq no problem.
I can, from the SGI machine, cd around the nfs filesystem from the Compaq,
cat files, etc etc but I cannot pwd:
ziggy 4% cd /data10
ziggy 5% cd u01
ziggy 6% pwd
Cannot determine current directory
This is the line from the fstab on the SGI:
breakdance:/user2/oracle /data10 nfs hard,bg,proto=tcp 0 0
And this is the line from the exports file on the Compaq:
/user2/oracle --root=0 ziggy.sanbi.ac.za
I have tried, on the SGI side, both hard and soft as well as both tcp and
udp for the protocol. Results are the same. Things are also the same whether
I am root or an ordinary user.
What fixes the pwd problem is to use NFS version 2, but that breaks a few
NFS between the SGI and various Sun and Linux machines is 100% fine, nfs ver
2 and 3.
All help would be very much appreciated - my users have a deadline and this
is a bad time for all!
Please also cc any replies by email - I'm going to be out and about today
and if anyone has any suggestions I'd like to hear about them ASAP
Thanks in advance,
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