[mythtv-users] NFS problems

Rick ve1gn at nb.sympatico.ca
Wed Jan 16 21:23:11 UTC 2008

Brent Norris wrote:
> As of yesterday I started having NFS problems with my machines.  It 
> started when I rebooted one of my frontends and it wouldn't reconnect to 
> the NFS shares on my backend.  This this morning after a power outage my 
> other frontend had similar issues.
> So I went to my backend and attempted to mount a share from it to it. 
> That failed several times and then without me really doing anything it 
> started succeeding.  Going back to my frontend sadly it didn't just 
> magically start working either.
> Looking in /var/log/messages I can see the frontend connect because it 
> logs an entry:
> mountd[4193]: authenticated mount request from for 
> /home/mythtv (/home/mythtv)
> but on the frontend it just says that it timed out.  I am not even sure 
> where to look to troubleshoot this as NFS has never really been my 
> strong suite.  Can anyone offer a little advice on what to look for or 
> look at?
> Brent

Did your router hand out different ip's?


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