[ubuntu-uk] Mounting NFS shares permanently

mac ammonius.grammaticus at gmx.co.uk
Fri May 11 18:05:33 UTC 2012

On 10/05/12 16:10, mac wrote:
> [NFS] shares on the 12.04 machine don't mount at start up.  And
> when I do 'sudo mount -a' I get, for each of the shares,
> mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking...
> Of course, when I do 'sudo start statd' I get
> start: Job is already running: statd
> Has anyone solved this issue?  How do I get rpc.statd to start on boot?

I take it that, as no one has replied to my post, this is not a problem 
for many.  Is that because I'm eccentric in using NFS?  Do folk mostly 
prefer Samba for network shares?

Perhaps I should give up and use Samba instead.  Unless anyone has any 
ideas about 12.04's NFS problem.


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