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Re: mount version older than kernel



On Thu, 1 May 2003 09:31:28 -0400
John Kuhn <John.M.Kuhn@noaa.gov> wrote:

> I get the following error in syslog when I try to mount a remote HP-UX
> filesystem on my Debian woody box:
> 
> May  1 09:05:34 topaz kernel: nfs_get_root: getattr error = 5
> May  1 09:05:34 topaz kernel: nfs_read_super: get root inode failed
> May  1 09:05:34 topaz kernel: nfs warning: mount version older than kernel
> May  1 09:05:34 topaz kernel: nfs_get_root: getattr error = 5
> May  1 09:05:34 topaz kernel: nfs_read_super: get root inode failed
> 
> I am using mount 2.11n-4 and kernel 2.4.18-bf2.4.  According to the
> kernel source Changes file, this version of mount is new enough.  I see
> the BTS (#78735) has this listed as a potato bug, but says it is fixed
> in woody.  Do I really need a new mount?  What version?  Do I need to
> recompile my current mount with the 2.4.18 kernel header files?  Other?

I see this question widely asked (not here) but seldom answered.

This message doesn't make much sense in Woody, especially since you've
checked Current Minimal Requirements.

Here's the best I could find:

http://nfs.sourceforge.net/nfs-howto/troubleshooting.html

Scroll down to 7.6 c.

Kevin



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