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nfs mounting a local disk under solaris 10

Stephen Adler wrote:
> Guys,
> I'm trying to setup autofs on solaris 10 and I'm having trouble getting
> the /export/home
> directory properly mounted for the home directories. The way I usually
> test autofs is
> by checking to see if I can nfs mount /export/home even on the same
> system which
> serves /export/home. But on solaris I seem not to be able to do so. I
> get the following
> bash-3.00# mount solaris10:/export/home/root /testnfs
> nfs mount:  retrying:  /testnfs
> ^C
> bash-3.00# hostname
> solaris10
> bash-3.00# share
> -                           /export/home/root         rw,log=global   
> "home dirs"
> All advice is greatly appricated.

checking /var/log/messages is my best weapon for situations like this.  I
don't know if solaris would put NFS messages somewhere else, but it's a good
place to start.


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