[mythtv-users] NFS issue

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Tue Sep 11 00:26:51 UTC 2007

On 9/11/07, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
>  I have a FC6 box as my main PC aside from my MythTV box (which is also
> FC6).  I setup and NFS share on my main box to share my MP3 collection.  I
> would like to mount to that directory from my MythTV box to copy over all of
> the MP3s to use in MythMusic.  However, whenever I try to mount the
> directory, I get the following error message:
> "mount: mount to NFS server '' failed: System Error: No route
> to host."
> My IPTables firewall on both boxes have the following lines in them:
> "-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 2049 -j
> If I stop the iptables service on my main PC, I can mount it fine, so I
> know its a firewall issue.  I know that 2049 is the NFS port (via
> /etc/services), so why wouldn't NFS be working in my case?  I'd like to have
> it work, then automount it via /etc/fstab.

What is your mount line?  If you haven't specified NFS4 or TCP then it's
using UDP.
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