Q: how to call rpc.mountd from rpc-inetd?

Q: how to call rpc.mountd from rpc-inetd?

Post by Kang-Jin L » Wed, 16 Feb 1994 01:32:33



I ran into some problems with nfs-server-2.0.tar.Z from
tsx-11.mit.edu:.../BETA/NFS.

Nfsd works fine when started in rc.net.
I followed the docs and tried to make mountd run from inetd, but without any
succes. Inetd is from rpc-0.9.tar.Z and inetd.conf is edited as desribed in
the docs. Mountd works when started from rc.net.

Am I missing something obvious?

Linux 0.99.15b, Libc 4.5.19, inetd from rpc-0.9.tar.Z, tcpd-140.tar.z.

Thank you for your answers,

kj
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