nik [tm] tmcruisin at visualspace.com.au
Tue Dec 10 13:57:21 CST 2002


Andrew,
another silly question (this portmap problem is bugging me) but you do 
have localhost setup correctly in /etc/hosts?
therefore a ping to localhost works fine?

whats in /etc/hosts?

nik [tm]

Andrew Hill wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 17:09, nik [tm] wrote:
> 
>>probably, but it doesnt say if its tcp or udp does it?
>>
>>rpcinfo -p localhost
>>    program vers proto   port
>>     100000    2   tcp    111  portmapper
>>     100000    2   udp    111  portmapper
> 
> 
> True. Here's what I get:
> 
> # rpcinfo -p
> rpcinfo: can't contact portmapper: RPC: Remote system error - Connection
> timed out
> # rpcinfo -p localhost
> rpcinfo: can't contact portmapper: RPC: Remote system error - Connection
> timed out
> 
> Running portmap with the -d and -v options produces no error message
> from the portmap process when this happens.
> 
> 
>>I had the same problem you are having before, when trying to mount nfs 
>>shares, which I found the solution for.. just by running exportfs -ar 
>>(or -as cant remember exactly)
>>
>>is this what you are doing?
> 
> 
> I will be using NFS eventually. At this point, I'm trying to just get
> the portmapper working though.
> 
> Cheers,
> 


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nik [tm]

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