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Date:      Tue, 29 Jun 1999 21:51:01 -0500
From:      "Thatcher Hubbard" <>
To:        "'Freebsd-Questions" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   NFS exports
Message-ID:  <000001bec2a3$63c894a0$0500a8c0@tellico>

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Hi everyone,

  I'm trying to netboot a SPARC 5 I have with OpenBSD from a FreeBSD
machine.  I have the boot blocks and kernel in /usr/local/tftpboot with a
symbolic link from /tftpboot.  The SPARC will get the boot block and the
bootp process works (it knows its hostname and ip address) but it won't
mount the root directory over NFS.  When it tries to the following appears
on the con of my FreeBSD machine 'mountd [478] : mount request for
/usr/local/tftpboot denied from host selway'.  My exports file
originally had a single line it it:

/usr/local/tftpboot -alldirs -mapall=root

But when i -HUP'd mountd it complained about not being able to re-mount the
directory, whatever that means.  So, I jumped straight to what I thought
would get the job done with:

/  -alldirs -mapall=root

But it's still denying mount requests.  I've gone through the exports and
mountd man pages, and I can't find anything obviously wrong with my exports
file, does anyone know what the problem is here?  TIA.

						Thatcher Hubbard

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