NFS mounting timeout

pzawora at pzawora at
Mon Aug 13 20:32:44 EST 2001

On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Frank Przybylski wrote:

> Hi Pawel,
> > I use rom file system as a root fs. When I try to mount nfs in my root
> > fs an error occurs.
> > (mount -t nfs /nfs)
> > After about 2 minutes kernel writes: "portmaper: time out".
> > What I should do?
> Check if the portmapper is running (both sides, server AND client), if
> not start it (usually /sbin/portmap).
> hth
>  Frank
I really don't use portmap on the client side. (my rom fs is small)
But there is possibe to mount and use nfs root fs without portmaper!
Today I set NFS_MOUNT_NONLM option (kenel doesn't call locked_up()
/fs/nfs/inode.c), but I'm not sure, that everything will be work OK ?
Thanks for help

Pawel Z

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