amd always nfs mounts as tcp?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Thu Jun 5 08:24:00 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Jun 05), Tom Limoncelli said:
> amd on my NFS clients always mounts using TCP.  I need to use UDP
> (long story).  I've tried many different options and I can't get it
> to use UDP.
> If I mount it "manually" (i.e. without amd) it works fine:
> 	mount_nfs -3 -U server1:/u1/foo /mnt
> I can verify that it is using tcpdump.
> The amd map lists:
> /defaults       
> type:=nfsl;rhost:=server1;opts:=rw:nfs_proto=udp;rfs:=${fs}
> foo     fs:=/u1/${key}
> bar     fs:=/u2/${key}
> baz     fs:=/u2/${key}

Plain "proto=udp" works for me.  Here's my mapfile:

*		host==${key};type:=link;fs:=/ \
		hostd==${key};type:=link;fs:=/ \

localhost	type:=link;fs:=/

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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