Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 433665
nash doesn't mount the nfsroot filesystem according to the supplied mount options
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:01:58 EST
Jochen Roth <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 2008-02-20 05:03 EDT
I'm trying to mount the NFS root filesystem with TCP instead of the UDP network
man mount and man 5 nfs tell me that I have to add "tcp" or "proto=tcp" to the
mount options. I put them to /etc/fstab and created an initrd accordingly.
10.0.0.1:/nfsroot/10.0.0.2 / nfs tcp,nolock 1 1
The resulting mkrootdev line in the initrd looks like this:
mkrootdev -t nfs -o tcp,nolock 10.0.0.1:/nfsroot/10.0.0.2
After booting Fedora 8, with the custom image, /etc/mtab tells me that the root filesystem is mounted
with the tcp protocol. But, /proc/mounts tells me that it is running with udp.
running "tcpdump udp port nfs" on the nfs server shows me that the nfsroot is
running with udp instead of tcp.
"rpcinfo -p 10.0.0.1" shows me that the nfsd is accepting tcp connections.
100000 2 tcp 111 portmapper
100000 2 udp 111 portmapper
100003 2 udp 2049 nfs
100003 3 udp 2049 nfs
100003 4 udp 2049 nfs
100003 2 tcp 2049 nfs
100003 3 tcp 2049 nfs
100003 4 tcp 2049 nfs
------- Comment From email@example.com 2008-02-20 14:13 EDT-------
I wasn't able to find a better component. Please change as needed.
------- Comment From firstname.lastname@example.org 2008-02-20 14:17 EDT-------
Here is a related issue, where nash ignores mount options:
This looks like a duplicate of 240745 as well
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