[lug] CentOS 5.4 NFS Install Problems
kevin at scrye.com
Mon Mar 29 15:17:52 MDT 2010
On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:47:09 -0600
Maxwell Spangler <maxlists at maxwellspangler.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to do an install of CentOS 5.4 booting off a local media
> and then attempting to use an nfs directory to source the installation
> files. I can't seem to make it work with CentOS politely telling me
> it can't mount the specified directory.
Check control-alt-f3/f4 consoles for more verbose errors?
> Of course, there could be lots of things going wrong here and I've
> jumped through a variety of hoops to resolve them such as temporarily
> disabling SELinux, Firewall, etc.
> I suspect it may just come down to CentOS 5.4 not wanting to see nfs
> exports of a more recent Fedora 12 system.
Are you doing nfsv3 or nfsv4 on the f12 box?
I don't know if/think centos5.4 will install from a nfsv4 server.
> I've got more than two systems in the said environment, mounting nfs
> back and forth and it seems only my initial boot up of CentOS can't
> see the files I am offering.
You can mount it from another centos system?
> Anyone have suggestions?
Check for more errors as above, check versions.
You can also use the shell on control-alt-f2 in the installer to try
some things and narrow it down.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the LUG