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Re: [SLE] Help with NFS
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 17:39:28 -0400
  • Message-id: <1122327568.6693.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-07-25 at 15:01 -0600, Donald D Henson wrote:
> Ken Schneider wrote:
> >>
> > Apparently the OP has not. Having two machines with the same IP address
> > is like two separate houses with the same phone number trying to each
> > other, it won't work.
> > Setup the network interfaces using YaST with different addresses first.
> > you can use the 127.0.0.x addresses but it is highly recommended that
> > you do NOT. Use an address similar to 192.168.1.10 for one machine and
> > 192.168.1.20 for the other. Once you can ping each machine then try
> > using NFS, not before.
>
> Did that except I used 192.168.100.x. I can now ping the IP addresses in
> both directions if I use the IP addresses but cannot ping using the host
> names.
>
> I also recommend reading up a little on
> > networking so you have a little better understanding of what is needed.
>
> Jeez, I never thought of that. I'll have to try that sometime.
>
Change the entries in /etc/hosts to reflect the IP address changes.
Also a FQDN contains three parts not two like you have set
in /etc/hosts. There is a section in the admin manual that ships with
SuSE and available in PDF format on the install media.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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