Subject: Re: networking problems
To: None <>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
List: port-i386
Date: 05/08/2005 21:38:54
On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 09:14:10PM +0200, Joern Clausen wrote:
> Hi!
> I have several networking problems with one machine, which I guess are
> somehow connected. Sorry for this lengthy, yet vague description, but I'd
> like to give as many detail as possible.
> First some specs, the machine is four or five years old:
> NetBSD 2.0 (ROHAN) #1: Tue Dec 28 21:03:46 CET 2004
>         root@rohan:/sys/arch/i386/compile/ROHAN
> cpu0: AMD Athlon Model 2 (686-class), 648.78 MHz, id 0x621
> rtk0 at pci0 dev 10 function 0: Realtek 8139 10/100BaseTX
> ukphy0 at rtk0 phy 7: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
> ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> I use it as X11 client on a daily basis. Home directories and other
> filesystems are served from a machine next to it. No problems so far.
> What doesn't work is the following:
>  - The other machine is my print server. Printing local from that
>    machine or printing from a laptop works (i.e. /etc/printcap,
>    spool directories and permissions on all machines are correct). If
>    I print from my client, the jobs just hang in the queue and are
>    never sent to the server. I can lpq and lprm them, but they never
>    get printed. No hints in the log.
>  - Most of the client's disk is unused, so I would like to NFS-export it
>    as scratch filesystem. /etc/exports is set up, rc.conf has the right
>    lines:
> rpcbind=YES             rpcbind_flags="-l"
> mountd=YES
> nsf_server=YES

This is the typo, you mean nfs_server=YES  (fisrt two characters reversed)

Juergen Hannken-Illjes - - TU Braunschweig (Germany)