i think your NFS is not started. Just restarts nfs..it should work. On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Christopher Arndt wrote: > > Helmut Pitters wrote: > > > > Hi all, > > iīm new to this list, so i donīt know if you can help me. > > > > (my entire problem deals with the Linux OS) > > > > I have got a NFS-Server and following the hints of the > > "Diskless-Computer-HOWTO" i was able to export directories and to mount > > them via NFS from the server itself (i did this only for testing). > > > > I also made a bootdisk for my Diskless Computer according to the HOWTO. > > > > > > The following happens when i boot the DC with the bootdisk: > > (Server-IP: 192.168.0.199; DC-IP: 192.168.0.8) > > ----------Here it starts---------- > > . > > . > > . > > (Loading kernel) > > . > > . > > . > > (My DC gets itīs IP from the NFS-Server via BOOTP) > > . > > . > > . > > Looking up port of RPC 100003/2 on 192.168.0.199 > > Looking up port of RPC 100005/1 on 192.168.0.199 > > Root-NFS: Server returned error -13 while mounting /tftpboot/192.168.0.8 > > VFS: Unable to mount root fs via NFS, trying floppy > > VFS: Insert floppy and press ENTER > > ----------Here it ends---------- > > Yes, there exists the directory /tftpboot/192.168.0.8 on the NFS-Server > > (for testing i even exportet /)and i exportet it without specifying a > > Host which can mount it, so everybody should be able to mount it (i > > thought). > > I copied the whole Root-FS of a Diskette-Distribution of Linux > > (Pocket-Linux) to this directory. > > I am able to mount this directory from the NFS-server. > > > > Perhaps someone of you can help me. > > > > Thanks in Advance, > > bronko. > > > > This could be a problem with the DNS configuration. The NFS server seems > to refuse clients for which he is not able to do a reverse name lookup > (address -> hostname). So you have to setup the name server for the > domain in which the client lives (In your case 192.168.0.0). See the LDP > HOWTOs on how to do that. > > > -- > Mfg, Christopher Arndt > > Systron Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Opelstrasse 8c, 68789 St. Leon-Rot > Fon: 06227-8642-0, Fax: 06227-864 222, e-Mail: email@example.com > =========================================================================== > This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: > Christopher Arndt <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in > it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, > send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. > > =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Rudhuwan Abu Bakar <email@example.com> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to email@example.com.
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