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Quote:> I've read the faq's, and hacked a lot but STILL --- rpc.portmap core
> dumps at the first sign of a request (even rpcinfo) This has been
> going on since I had a pl4 kernel, & is still happening under pl12
> with net2, so I think it must be down to my setup! I have a DLINK
> ethernet - sometimes connected to a DOS box running PCNFS, or PCTCP
> depending. I also use a SLIP link to demon. Everything seems to work
> apart from the rpc's
> Anybody who's made the rpc mechanism work - what have I missed ???
I've have also had this problem, and I think many more people do also.
I'm not using a DLINK, so we can assume that is not the source of the
For one, I have never been able to get the portmap (or rpc.portmap)
from SLS to work. The Slackware folks have their portmap wisely
commented out of /etc/rc*. All of the portmaps that I have compiled
from the RPC package also seg fault. Still, I had never heard of
anyone else having problems with it before now.
The solution was to get the binaries from the old SUNRPC package from
ftp.funet.fi. They seem to work OK for me. Now that I am convinced
that I not crazy(*), I'll look in to tracking down this bug.
Michael A. Griffith
(*) Maybe I am.