[CentOS] NFS insanity

Sun Apr 24 14:30:35 UTC 2005
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On 04/24/2005 06:54 AM, Mark Weaver wrote:

> My workstation is CentOS 4. I reloaded it to get rid of the FC3 
> installation at the front of the main drive and recover some space on 
> the second drive moving CentOS to the main drive. Everything else works 
> wonderfully as advertised. The following is the only feedback I'm 
> getting when attempting to mount the share from the FC3 server. (the 
> shares on the file server mount perfectly)

In the server's /etc/exports, try adding "insecure" to the general 
option list, e.g.,


The nfs client that ships with CentOS 4 uses a port number higher than 
1024 by default, which isn't what most Linux systems expect.

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> www.madboa.com