NFS exports on a LiveCD
sjward at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 14:24:46 MDT 2007
On 9/18/07, Stephen Ward <sjward at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have experience running an NFS server from a live cd?
> I've been playing around with it and I've run into a strange issue
> that I would like to resolve.
Guess what! I resolved it. :)
> I've found that if I mount a file system from a local hard drive, I
> can successfully NFS-mount that export. However, if I try to export
> anything from the tmpfs that the live cd is running in, any and all
> attempts to mount that export fail. The command line says "reason
> given by server: Permission denied", but my system log says
> "authenticated mount request from livecd:803 for ...".
I Googled for "nfs squashfs" and found (on the squashfs homepage) that
support for exporting via NFS was added in version 3.2. I happened to
be using version 3.1 (3.2 is masked in Gentoo). I forced an upgrade
to 3.2, and voilà!
Thanks for listening...
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