Bug 97381 - mount reports "NFSv3 not supported" not always accurate
mount reports "NFSv3 not supported" not always accurate
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-06-13 17:31 EDT by Arthur Dent
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-14 16:58:12 EDT
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Description Arthur Dent 2003-06-13 17:31:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
When attempting to mount an NFS share to a mount point that doesn't exist, mount
seems to also report that "NFSv3 not supported!" even if it is.

example:

[root@ts_10_1_30_172 /]# mount /corelog
NFSv3 not supported!
mount: mount point /corelog does not exist
[root@ts_10_1_30_172 /]# mkdir /corelog
[root@ts_10_1_30_172 /]# mount /corelog
[root@ts_10_1_30_172 /]# 


and the relevant /etc/fstab line:
10.1.30.218:/vol/vol0/corelog /corelog          nfs    
rw,soft,intr,nfsvers=3,wsize=32768,rsize=32768,proto=tcp,timeo=3,retrans=1,noac,sync
0 0

additional information:
I'm running a monolithic stock redhat kernel.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
util-linux-2.11y-9

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.attempt to mount an nfs share with nfsvers=3 to a non-existent mount point.
    

Actual Results:  mount will correctly indicate "mount: mount point /xxx does not
exist" but will also indicate "NFSv3 not supported!" even if NFSv3 is supported.

Expected Results:  mount should not incorrectly state that NFSv3 is not supported.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-07-14 16:58:12 EDT
Some obscure mount bug. Should be partly fixed in rawhide, but that makes the message 
go away in this situation only.

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