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Re: is NetBSD-4.x NFS Server locking support broken?
On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 02:34:25PM -0400, Greg A. Woods; Planix, Inc. wrote:
> >>The only thing potentially odd here is that my Macbook is connected
> >>through a NAT (running on my SMC wireless AP).
> >NAT is evil, especially if RPC is involved.
> I'm not sure why that should be -- at least not with a proper NAT
> (this isn't ICMP or anything else without port numbers, or even some
> bizarre thing like DNS server port randomization). NFS over UDP
> works, and that's RPC. It's just the locking that's failing, and it
> seems to be the server side that's complaining first it seems, though
> I can't yet tell why.
If your NAT box receive a request on port 111, how should it know to
which client to redirect it ? Not to mention that the NAT box should
also decode RPC replies and install proper port redirection ...
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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