Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 78448
Mount options (exec...) not working for AIX NFS filesystems.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:48:39 EDT
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Description of problem:
Mount options (exec...) not honored for AIX NFS mounted filesystems.
RedHat 8.0 is the client; AIX 5.1 is the server.
dosxx:/linux /images nfs sync,exec,suid,dev,tcp,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,...
After mount performed, cat /proc/mounts reports:
dosxx:/linux /images nfs rw,sync,nosuid,nodev,noexec,...
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Specify exec mount option for an NFS filesystem
2.Mount the filesystem
3.Check /proc/mounts or try to execute a Linux executable or shell from the
Actual Results: Cannot execute any files from the NFS mounted filesystem
(/bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied)
Expected Results: Being able to execute Linux executables and shells from the
From the error message, it seems as if the actual problem is elsewhere (_bad
interpreter_). Please investigate with ls -l before concluding that the mount options are the
There is really no way that util-linux or even the kernel is changing its behaviour based on
the fact that the server is an AIX one.