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Re: [SLE] NFS problem
- From: bernieg1@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Bernie Gardner)
- Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 14:26:25 -0000 (GMT)
- Message-id: <XFMail.000916142625.bernieg1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 16-Sep-00 zentara wrote:
> Bernie Gardner wrote:
>> I'm trying to access my home desktop computer from my laptop through NFS. I
>> think I have everything set up correctly on both machines, but when I try to
>> mount a directory I get this message:
>> mount: RPC: Program not registered
>> Can anybody explain what this means and what I do about it?
> Which commands are you giving to which machine?
> Is the laptop the server or the desktop, I'm assuming desktop.
> You can start the daemons manually or in yast.
> Manually, go to /sbin/init.d and enter
> ./rpc start
> .nfsserver start
> Make sure there are no errors posted.
> Start the rpc daemon on the desktop.
> Make sure you have the nfsserver started on the desktop. If you
> are using the kernel based nfsserver, make sure it is turned on in yast,
> is a separate box for it. If you are using the user-space nfsserver,
> sure you installed that package in series n.
> Make sure the directory you want to mount is in /etc/exports.
> Finally you may need to start the laptops nfsserver to get it
> to connect. I have seen it work where only the desktop nfsserver
> is going, but occasionally it won't connect unless I start
> rpc and nfsserver on the laptop.
> My usual commands to connect are:
> On desktop:(192.168.0.1)
> /sbin/init.d/rpc start
> /sbin/init.d/nfsserver start
> On laptop:(192.168.0.2)
> mount -t nfs 192.168.0.1:/1out /1in
> Where /1out is the directory listed in /etc/exports on the desktop,
> and /1in is my directory on the laptop.
> Sometimes it won't work unless I start rpc and nfs on the laptop,
> maybe because of a pcmcia peculiarity?
Thanks for the reply. I've done everything you suggested. I am trying to use
the desktop as server and laptop as client (though I'ld like to use them both
ways ultimately.) Anyway, I still get the same error message. I think it's
coming from the laptop before it even tries to connect to the desktop. Again,
thanks the suggestions and let me know if you have any other thoughts.
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