[CentOS] NFS insanity

Sun Apr 24 14:43:45 UTC 2005
Mark Weaver <mdw1982 at mdw1982.com>

Paul Heinlein wrote:
> 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.,
> /foo/bar,root_squash,insecure,sync)
> 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.

After adding those options to the list the results are the same. 
Although I'm curious what "root_squash" does. If my assumption is 
correct it prevents root user on the client machine from authenticating, 

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