Subject: Re: NFS VAX and Linux
To: V. M. Haas (Me) <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/17/1997 23:21:30
	Have you tried adding -P to the mount command?

	(From man mount_nfs)

     -P      Use a reserved socket port number.  This is useful for mounting
             servers that require clients to use a reserved port number on the
             mistaken belief that this makes NFS more secure. (For the rare
             case where the client has a trusted root account but untrustwor-
             thy users and the network cables are in secure areas this does
             help, but for normal desktop clients this does not apply.)

	If this fixes it then you might want to consider sending in a
	send-pr suggesting adding a comment about this to the NOTES
	section to mount_nfs!

		David/abs	david@{,,}

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On Mon, 17 Feb 1997, V. M. Haas (Me) wrote:

> People - 
> I have (finally) got my uVAXII machine running on kernel v1.2C (Thanks, Ragge!)
> The little beastie is equipped with 2 RD54's and I am trying to get a source
> tree built so I can go on with the next steps.  (IPv6, etc.)  The RD54's 
> don't have enough collective size to handle the source tree through 
> compilation.  
> I am trying to use the Linux box as an NFS server, and the Vax as its client
> over an Ethernet.  
> When I mount the filesystem remotely, it mounts OK, but gives me "Permission 
> Denied" whenever I try to access files on the mounted filesystem.
> Configuration: Linux machine (
> /etc/exports:
> /home2,no_root_squash,insecure)
> VAX machine  (
> /etc/fstab:
> . . . 
>	/usr/src	rw	
> Any ideas what's wrong?
> -- Mark