Bug 11447 - /bin/mount does not work with EMC servers
/bin/mount does not work with EMC servers
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-05-16 11:39 EDT by pjt
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-16 12:49:33 EDT
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Description pjt 2000-05-16 11:39:09 EDT
Entering a command of the form:

$ mount host:/directory /mnt/tst

gives the error:

mount: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Connection refused

NFS mounts from other Linux, *BSD and Digital Unix servers works fine.

Investigation is hampered by not having a source rpm that matches the
distributed binary:

$ rpm -q -f /bin/mount

whereas the source rpm is: mount-2.10f-1.src.rpm

A 'mount' program built from the above source rpm does work.  A comparison
of the 'strings' output from the distributed '/bin/mount' and the one built
from source shows considerable difference.

I thought the GPL required that source be distributed, or available?
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-05-16 12:06:59 EDT
Red Hat Linux 6.2 shipped with mount-2.10f, not 2.10k.
Are you sure you didn't get that mount RPM from rawhide,
or someplace similar?

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