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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 for one machine and
> > 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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