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Date:      Sat, 30 Sep 2006 16:21:23 -0500
From:      "Donald J. O'Neill" <>
Cc:        stan <>
Subject:   Re: Problems properly setting up /etc/exports
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On Saturday 30 September 2006 13:39, stan wrote:
> I've  got a FBSD 6 machine built from a 6.2 PRERELEASE set of sources
> that I need to use as an NFS server for some other similar machines.
> If I specify the machines by host name, or IP address in /etc/exports,
> I can mount the requisite directories from the test client.
> However, I really need to be able to allow 2 whole 1/2 class C's
> to mount these directories. My reading of the /etc/exports man page
> leads me to believe that I should be able to use a line like this:
> /usr/ports/distfiles       maproot=root -network aaa.bbb.ccc.0 -mask
> When I do this, and start mountd with the -d flag, I get:
> ountd: getting export list
> mountd: got line /usr/ports/distfiles       maproot=root -network
> aaa.bbb.ccc.0 -mask making new ep
> fs=0x3e331e2f,0xe47d1981
> But when I try to mount from a client n this network, it reports
> premission denied.
> I also tried putting a line like this in /etc/exports:
> /usr/ports/distfiles       maproot=root -network mine
> and putting the following in /etc/networks:
> mine            aaa.bbb
> But I still get the same error.
> What am I doing wrong?

Try this line in /etc/exports: 
/usr /usr/ports /usr/ports/distfiles -maproot=root \
-network aaa.bbb.ccc -mask

Do you have something like this in /etc/rc.conf:

That should help you.


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