NFS Root

Mark S. Mathews mark at
Sat Oct 23 13:50:47 EST 1999

For us, adding the no_root_squash option to the export usually fixes this


On Fri, 22 Oct 1999, Claude Robitaille wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to boot my MPC860 board via NFS-Root but I am getting
> a -13 error. The board did properly get its IP address from a bootp
> server. The server also provided the NFS server address, which the
> board properly use. I am able to mount the exported file system using
> another client (actually, the bootp server; I have 2 stations plus the
> 860 board).
> Is there a good source of information on NFS other then the HOWTO. It
> seems a little bit outdated (early 1997); I am using 2.2.12 with kernel
> NFS, etc. And it does not rely help in troubleshooting (i.e. what is
> error -13?)
> Thanks
> Claude

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