NFS mounts dissapearing

Jaakko Heinonen jh at
Thu Jan 29 00:33:13 PST 2009

On 2009-01-28, Sean Bruno wrote:
> > It appears to me that TCP connections to remote nfsd use a
> > privileged source port initially, 
> > but if the connection is severed and reestablished later the source
> > port is no longer < 1024. Client is -CURRENT, server is solaris with
> > nfssrv:nfs_portmon=1.
> Here client is -CURRENT, server is linux with default NFS settings.

Indeed it looks like the new RPC code (I didn't verify that the old
works though) doesn't honour the resvport mount option on reconnects.

To confirm that this is your problem try using the "insecure" export
option on Linux server to allow connections from from all ports.


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