Subject: Re: kern/4776: 1.3 upgrade disallows 1.1 nfs clients to connect.
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/04/1998 16:59:46
On Sun, 4 Jan 1998 19:27:55 -0500 (EST) 
 David Gilbert <> wrote:

 > >Description:
 > 	I upgraded my Sun4/260 to 1.3 this weekend.  Following the upgrade,
 > my Sun3/260 running NetBSD 1.1 will mount the usual NFS disks, but
 > accessing even the parent directory of the mount gives 'permission denied'
 > errors.  This would not be such a problem except I was planning to
 > upgrade both of them, but the 1.3 is not yet available for sun3.
 > I have tried a few variations on the NFS mount options including -T and
 > removing -s,-b (which I normally have).
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > 	I will make my systems available to people trying to solve this
 > problem if necessary.
 > >Fix:
 > 	None known.

It will work fine.  By default, NetBSD's NFS server code requires the
client to use priveliged ports.  But you can specify options to mountd
that will allow it to use non-priveliged ports.

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