Subject: Re: NFSd core dumping.
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/01/1997 14:29:37
On Fri, Oct 31, 1997 at 09:31:00PM -0600, Dave Burgess wrote:
> 5)  Checked the original system.  'nfsd' had core dumped.  I tried to
> gdb it, but the backtrace led immediately nowhere (NULL).  I tried to 
> restart it, and it immediately core dumped again.
> Particulars:
> Server is a P200 running 1.2G (from kernel and userland from snapshot 
> from August).  New kernel was a 1.3_ALPHA kernel from yesterdays sources
> and using the GENERIC kernel config file as the source.  The NFSSERVER
> option is on.
> I'm already using 'noresvpt' option in the /etc/exports file.

Running old nfsds on an 1.3 system won't work, that is correct. Make sure
that you have recompiled it. In particular, make sure that the nfsd from
/sbin is gone. If there is still an nfsd there, remove it, that one will
certainly not work.

- Frank