Subject: Re: mountd fails
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: segv <email@example.com>
Date: 09/05/2005 11:02:45
On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 01:42:12 -0400
Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 07:48:41PM +0100, segv wrote:
> > >
> > > > Do you have any firewall blocking rules that don't include the new
> > > > network card?
> > >
> > > What would that have to do with the fact that mount(2) fails?
> > I don't know, but NFS relies on TCP/IP stack etc, maybe if ipfilter is
> > dropping NFS packets, mountd fails to mount a filesystem properly...
> So if I understand correctly, what you're trying to say is "I didn't
> actually read your message, and I also don't understand how the underlying
> parts of the system work, but I'm glad to offer advice anyway."
> You might want to reconsider that.
All I can say to that: I did read the message. If my advice appears to be daft,
then I'm sorry I'm not a smart-ass-know-it-all. If you have a better advice,
you're welcome to contribute it.