Subject: Re: NFS directories w' no permissions
To: Chris Jones <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/19/1997 11:44:09
        Have you tried using privileges ports (-P) in the mount command?

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On 19 Jun 1997, Chris Jones wrote:

> In recent weeks, I've started messing around with NFS, and I'm getting
> some weird behavior from my i386 and mac68k boxes.  When I export a
> directory via NFS, with a line like:
> /foo/src -ro -maproot=root rupert caesar khan
> I can mount it from another machine (say, rupert), also running
> NetBSD.  However, when I try something basic like a "ls -d" on the
> mount point, I get a "ls: /mnt: Permission denied".  Similarly, any
> operation I try on the mounted filesystem fails with permission
> denied.  I can unmount it, but that's it.  This basically destroys all
> the functionality of NFS for me, and I haven't been able to find a
> combination of options that fixes it.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Chris
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> Chris Jones                          
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