Subject: Re: Problem mounting filesystems - 1.3.2
To: Gerald C. Simmons <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/1998 10:18:59
Gerald C. Simmons wrote:
> I've been running NetBSD-1.2.X for over a year using a Win/NT machine as a
> client running Hummingbird Communications NFS package. All works well,
> mounting drives, etc.
> I'm attempting to upgrade to NetBSD 1.3.2. However, Hummingbird's NFS is
> having problems mounting filesystems; i.e. Win/NT goes into the tank
> (hourglass) when I try to mount a drive.
> Showmount -a shows the aforementioned mounting volume.
> Anything change from 1.2.1 to 1.3.2 that would affect this??

NFS, by default, no longer accepts mount requests from insecure
ports, i.e. from ports above 1024. I don't know if this is the
case for Hummingbird. Try disabling this feature in the
NetBSD server.