[mythtv-users] OT: NFS RPC: Timed Out

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Apr 24 13:58:00 UTC 2007

Cole Brodine wrote:
> Sorry for posting this here, but I'm at my wit's end.  I have a MythTV
> installation on a Gentoo box, a frontend box running gentoo, and a file
> server running gentoo.  I've had NFSv3 installed for quite some time and
> it worked beautifully to serve video files from my server to my frontend
> box. 
> After doing an emerge -e system, my NFS doesn't seem to work. Every time
> I try to mount a file system on my frontend machine, this is what I get:
> tiax ~ # mount /mnt/pictures
> mount: *RPC*: *Timed* out
> mount: backgrounding ""

Is your portmapper running? try ps aux | grep rpc and see what you get.

If not, /etc/init.d/portmap start

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