Solved: mount: RPC: Authentication error; why = Failed (unspecified error)
I discovered the problem.
The /etc/hosts.deny did indeed change since the previous time that the
volumes were mounted and I forgot about it.
Sorry about the false alarm.
Johann Spies Telefoon: 021-808 4036
Informasietegnologie, Universiteit van Stellenbosch
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