File won't move

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Feb 2 16:50:36 UTC 2007

In the last episode (Feb 02), Jay Chandler said:
> Have a file mounted on an NFS share.
> I attempt to move it, rename it, copy it, or just about ANYTHING to
> it as root, and get a Permission Denied error.
> How can I figure out what's going on?

Root usually has no permissions over NFS (it gets mapped to the user
"nobody").  Try manipulating the file directly on the NFS server.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list