[CentOS] NFS insanity

Sun Apr 24 14:39:34 UTC 2005
Mark Weaver <mdw1982 at mdw1982.com>

Collins Richey wrote:
> On 4/24/05, Mark Weaver <mdw1982 at mdw1982.com> wrote:
>>Hi all,
>>I've got some insanity with mounting an NFS share that before reloading
>>my workstation afresh worked perfectly, but now refuses to mount.
>>Actually there are two servers with shares mounted.
>>(1) Mandrake 10.0 file server - two shares - mount perfectly
>>(2) Fedora Core 3 - one share - can't mount to save my life!
>>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)
>>Apr 24 09:43:41 mail rpc.mountd: authenticated mount request from
>> for /var/www (/var/www)
>>Mounting NFS filesystems:  mount: failed, reason
>>given by server: Permission denied
> What does your fstab entry for the share look like?

sorry about that... I knew I'd forget something.

the fstab entry on the client machine appears thusly: /mnt/www nfs rsize=8192,wsize=8192,auto,hard 0 0

The exports file on the server appears as this:

(the IP of the client machine is

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