[CentOS] nfs and permissions

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Tue Nov 4 23:41:17 UTC 2008

On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Anne Wilson wrote:

> My CentOS box is my server for data and some services, including nfs 
> shares. On my laptop I have folderviews displaying two directories 
> on the server, via nfs mounts. An fstab line mounts each, such as:
> /mnt/borg2_home nfs nosuid,exec,rw,bg,soft,intr 0 0

OT: The "soft" and "intr" options don't go together. The latter is 
only valid when the filesystem is hard-mounted. (This, of course, has 
nothing to do with your problem. :-)

> From the folderview I have no problem accessing the files and directories.
> Now comes the problem. I use kontact, with imap mail (working fine) 
> and a calendar/diary (korganizer) mounted as a remote file. At 
> least, I did, until this new install. I can give it the path, but I 
> don't see any entries. I suspect that it is a permissions problem, 
> but I can't see anything obvious.

If you launch korganizer from the command line (that is, not via your 
GUI menus), are there any meaningful error messages?

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/

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