Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 454112
On update of rpcbind to rpcbind-0.1.4-16.fc9.x86_64, nfs mounts failed
Last modified: 2009-07-15 04:20:00 EDT
Description of problem:
Today's batch of F9 updates included rpcbind-0.1.4-16.fc9.x86_64
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Failed once, but restarting various services (nfs, rpcbind) did not get nfs
mounts working again, a reboot was required.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade system with rpcbind-0.1.4-16.fc9.x86_64
2. NFS client machine tries to mount NFS shared directory
3. Fails with "mount: RPC: Program not registered" error in syslog
"mount: RPC: Program not registered" error message in syslog
Successful NFS mount
Additional info: I would expect a post install script to be run to restart the
necessary services for portmap and nfs so nfs mounts worked, this did not happen.
I do request a system reboot when I update rpcbind plus there
is a 'service rpcbind condrestart > /dev/null 2>&1' command
in the %postun section, so a condrestart should be happening
when an updated is done.
OK, there must have been some other problem then as the condrestart did not
allow other machines to mount nfs shared directories.
rpcinfo -p only showed a very small number of mapped ports, probably 6 or so.
After a reboot this number had increased to between 15 and 25.
It may well not be a bug in rpcinfo, restarting the nfs service didn't help either.
Suggestions on what else I could look at are welcome in case this occurs again.
I had this error message too (while ypbind was starting).
But only once: one of about 20 reboots.
This should be fixed with rpcbind-0.1.4-17.fc9
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