Harald, I think you need to add 'nolock' to your list of parameters. Otherwise, the client will try to contact a lockd, by querying the local portmapper, which isn't really there. Eventually, it times out, and continues. Jim McQuillan jam@Ltsp.org On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Harald Milz wrote: > > Hi, > > I recycled an embedded board with a Cyrix GXm CPU for a diskless X > terminal. Had to build an etherboot image for the RTL8139 card and patch it > into the BIOS because the original BIOS only supports Netware boot. So > what. > > Now the /usr filesystem is mounted from my file server (mainly for the X > server). When the start script (there is only one, for speed reasons) tries > to mount /usr like > > mount -t nfs -o ro,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,hard,intr 192.168.20.1:/usr /usr > > it takes about 5 minutes until the mount command returns. In my server's > syslog, /usr appears to have been mounted by the client immediately. > > After a while, an error message comes up on the client > > portmap: server localhost not responding, timed out. > > There is no portmap running on the client (why should it)... > > The kernel gets all its data from the DHCP server via autoconfig (even the > root dir which is mounted via NFS too) > > rsize, wsize aren't the problem. Same happens without these options. > > What am I doing wrong? Ah yes, the NFSd is the userspace daemon. I also > tried knfsd for NFS3 over TCP but that didn't work. Gave up very soon. > > -- =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: jam@McQuil.com 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.
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