Re: first nfs mount in fstab fails
On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 11:16:19PM +0100, Wackojacko wrote:
> >I have an fstab, which after the usual local disk entries has nfs
> >entries that look like:
> >aservername:/s /s nfs rw,bg,intr,proto=tcp 0 0
> >aservername:/alum /alum nfs rw,bg,intr,proto=tcp 0 0
> >aservername:/users /users nfs rw,bg,intr,proto=tcp 0 0
> >aservername:/u2 /u2 nfs rw,bg,intr,proto=tcp 0 0
> >On boot, the first mount consistently fails to mount. It manually
> >mounts fine. If I switch entries around, the same thing happens - the
> >first entry fails to mount.
> >Any ideas?
> Is the NFS support compiled into the kernel or loaded as a module. If its
> a module then its possible it isn't loaded in time for the first line in
> fstab, but is loaded by the time the rest are called, or you mount
> manually. I had a similar problem with a Nvidia driver and X which was
> solved by putting the module in /etc/modules so it loads on boot.
> Could also try compiling support in the kernel if this doesn't work.
I'm using nfs-kernel-server, and I have the relevent nfs kernel stuff
statically linked... :(
I'm mounting exports from a Tru64 alpha to Debian sarge on a Dell 2800,
BTW. I forgot to try making the first nfs mount a different OS at work
today, and I don't want to reboot from home (Murphy's law...). I'm
going to try that tomorrow and see if that works better.
Network & Systems Manager
Mount Holyoke College