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RE: nfsd and mountd
- From: Vince Hoffman <Vince dot Hoffman at uk dot circle dot com>
- To: "'cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:20:13 -0000
- Subject: RE: nfsd and mountd
I also tried it, and successfully mounted various exports to a few *nix boxs
couldnt get in running via inetd but thats probably me, I will send the
errors if you want though. Also my event log is filling rapidly with errors
such as "Win32 Process Id = 0x724 : Cygwin Process Id = 0x724 : Unable to
setgroups: Invalid argument."
(also similar ones regarding seteguid and seteuid.)is this expected ?
I ran portmap, then mountd and then nfsd from the command line with no
arguments which worked fine. As services you need to add -F as an argument
for portmapper and to rpc.nfsd and rpc.mountd
The commands i ended up using to install were
cygrunsrv.exe -I "sunrpc" -p /usr/sbin/portmap -a -F
cygrunsrv.exe -I "mountd" -p /usr/sbin/rpc.mountd --dep sunrpc -a -F
cygrunsrv.exe -I "nfsd" -p /usr/sbin/rpc.nfsd --dep sunrpc -a -F
It could be an idea to write a script to do this much as with Corrina's
ssh-host-config or serge's init-config.
With that said, thanks very much for your work on this, as once again cygwin
and its developers make my life easier :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robb, Sam [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 20 December 2002 15:55
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: nfsd and mountd
> > Hello Sam,
> > I download your packages. Thanks for working on this!
> Thanks for testing :-)
> > I have the following remarks:
> > - There is a packaging error. the .README files extract into
> > in /doc instead of /usr/doc.
> > - I get the error message
> > Cannot get NFS port from portmap server at p3129.ecn.nl:
> > RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out.
> I see from your later message you tried starting the portmapper
> service. Did you add the "-F" option to keep it from forking?
> > Maybe you could supply a working example in the .README
> > files, one for WIN9X and one for WIN2K/NT
> I really need to do this. With the holidays coming up, I should
> have time to do so. Unfortunately, I only have NT-based systems
> (NT4, W2K, XP) available for testing; any suggestions on how to
> document things for a WIN9X system (or any other system) would be
> very welcome.