statd/lockd startup failure

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Wed Feb 9 15:47:32 UTC 2011

On 02/09/11 15:20, george+freebsd at wrote:
> Under 8.2-PRERELEASE (GENERIC kernel), about 15% of the times I boot up
> (with rpc.statd and rpc.lockd enabled in rc.conf), I get:
> Feb  4 07:31:11 wonderland rpc.statd: bindresvport_sa: Address already in use
> Feb  4 07:31:11 wonderland root: /etc/rc: WARNING: failed to start statd
> and slightly later:
> Feb  4 07:31:36 wonderland kernel: NLM: unexpected error contacting NSM, stat=5, errno=35
> I can start rpc.statd and rpc.lockd manually at this point (and I have to
> start them to run firefox and mail with my NFS-mounted home directory and
> mail spool).  But what might cause the above errors?   -- George Mitchell

FWIW I'm seeing this on 8.1 too.
statd won't start and after KDE login it's no use anymore starting it 
manually: I have to reboot.

The exact message I get is slightly different, though (no 
"bindresvport_sa", but something else I don't remember). I'll paste it 
when I'll see it again.


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