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Re: troubleshooting nfs-kernel-server on Raspbian Jessie




On Saturday 30 March 2019 11:41:30 Jason wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 09:53:20PM -0500, Jason wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 09:20:17PM -0500, Jason wrote:
> > > I am trying to set up an NFS export on a Ras Pi (Raspbian Jessie).
> > > Something seems to be missing and I need help troubleshooting it.
> > >
> > > At first the NFS port 2049 was not even being opened. After much
> > > futzing around I discovered that if I manually start rpcbind with
> > >
> > > $ sudo /etc/init.d/rpcbind start
> > >
> > > then restart the nfs-kernel-server I can get it to work, but only
> > > if I spell out the full ip address of the client. For instance if
> > > I put this in /etc/exports it works:
> > >
> > > /srv/export     192.168.1.1(rw,sync)
> > >
> > > but not if I change it to this to allow other machines on the LAN
> > > to mount (I get: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting
> > > 192.168.1.15:/srv/export):
> > >
> > > /srv/export     192.168.1.*(rw,sync)
> >
> > Now discovered that the below does work:
> > /srv/export	192.168.1.0/24(rw,sync)
> >
> > So now I guess I'm down to one question.
> >
> > > 1) Why does rpcbind not start automatically on boot?
>
> In the meantime I discovered this in syslog:
> Mar 30 09:57:05 hostname nfs-kernel-server[494]: Not starting:
> portmapper is not running ... (warning).
>
> Any ideas what to look for for why rpcbind and/or portmapper and/or
> 'whatever else' is not starting on boot? Most articles I've read on
> setting up nfs server make it sound like it should just work, and that
> has indeed been my experience on other systems, but on the RPi
> something seems to be missing or misconfigured.
>
> Thanks,

I've found that sshfs is a whole lot less trouble to setup and make work. 
I am using it between 4 wheezy machines and a raspian jessie.

Except for some x niggles, it all Just Works. As the usr #1.
 
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