Bug 33133 - kickstarting: nfs mount timeout
kickstarting: nfs mount timeout
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-03-25 16:12 EST by Andreas J. Bathe
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-25 16:25:25 EST
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Description Andreas J. Bathe 2001-03-25 16:12:52 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.17-14 i686)


when kickstarting and mounting another directory via nfs during the %post
we get the following error output (see vc4):
<5>portmap: server localhost not responding, timed out
<5>portmap: server localhost not responding, timed out
<4>lockd_up: makesock failed, error=-5
<5>portmap: server localhost not responding, timed out
<4>lockd_down: no lockd running.

Although these messages on VC4, the directory was mounted, but there is a
really long timeout delaying the kickstart process.

You can replicate the mount step on VC2 (but without the lockd warnings)
before you reboot.

Guinness and Zoot did the job without any probs, I did not try Fisher...

Take care
Andreas


Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. kickstart until installation is completem, but don't reboot
2. mount from an nfs server a directory (server is rh 6.2)
3. or try mounting a directory during the post section
Comment 1 Andreas J. Bathe 2001-03-25 16:25:21 EST
problem goes (no timeout) when mounting with -o nolock

Comment 2 Brock Organ 2001-03-26 09:50:15 EST
due to differences between 2.2 and 2.4 kernels, the -nolock is now required to
successfully mount an exported share on a 2.4 system without the portmapper
running ... this is documented in the release notes ... :)

HTH,

Brock

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