[CentOS] simple NFSv4 setup

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri Nov 20 23:27:50 UTC 2009

On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 at 5:05pm, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote

> I'm trying to setup a simple NFSv4 mount between two x86_64 hosts.  On the
> server, I have this in /etc/exports:
> /export         $CLIENT(ro,fsid=0)
> /export/qb3     $CLIENT(rw,nohide)
> ON $CLIENT, I mount via:
> mount -t nfs4 $SERVER:/qb3 /usr/local/sge62/qb3
> However:
> $ touch /usr/local/sge62/qb3/foo
> touch: cannot touch `/usr/local/sge62/qb3/foo': Read-only file system
> I'd really rather not export the pseudo-root read-write, so how do I get
> this working?  Any hints would be appreciated -- thanks.

For the archives, my issue was that qb3 was on the /export filesystem.  I 
instead mounted the filesystem at /export/qb3, and then the above setup 

Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin

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