Re: knfsd - Does it work?

Bill Hawes (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 09:46:36 -0500 wrote:

> now that i have linux-nfs 0.4.21 compiling with glibc2 and linux 2.1.71+
> (well most of it: statd and rquotad will not compile just like some of the
> utilities... mostly because they want to access kernel includes at all cost),
> i keep getting the following error messages when i try to mount something:
> ...
> Dec 10 18:35:04 sundiver mountd[5936]: authenticated mount request from localhost
> Dec 10 18:35:04 sundiver mountd[5936]: getfh failed: Operation not permitted
> The file system in question is exported to the world (rw,no_root_squash -
> i would not recommend that outside your private network <g>)...
> Any suggestions?
> Dominik Kubla

Are you using kexportfs? Check the /var/lib/nfs/xtab file to see that it
corresponds with your /etc/exports file.

You might want to try exporting just a single directory at first.