Kerberized NFS4 mount

Jan Sanders jsanders at TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Wed Mar 5 14:28:04 UTC 2008

Hi all,

the problem went away after I removed and reinserted the kernel modules
auth_rpcgss and rpcsec_gss_krb5.

Seems to work well now. Though the cause of this remains a mystery to me.



Jan Sanders wrote:
> Hello all,
> I use Hardy and Debian/etch. Both of them as kerberized NFS4 clients. 
> Both clients are using the same KDC. An both clients
> kinit -p myprincipal
> works and the ticket can be seen using klist. I want to have per-user 
> authentication for my nfs4 clients so I started rcp.gssd using the -n 
> flag on both machines.
> Now I try as root:
> kinit -p myprincipal
> mount -t nfs4 -o sec=krb5 nfsserver:/homes/myprincipal /mnt
> On the Debian/etch distro it works. On the Hardy distro it complains:
> mount.nfs4: an incorrect mount option was specified
> NFS client versions:
> for Debian/etch:
> nfs-common 1:1.1.1-9
> libnfsidmap2 0.20-0
> for Hardy:
> nfs-common 1:1.1.1-12ubuntu2
> libnfsidmap2 0.20-0build1
> Kerberos Versions are the same on both machines:
> krb5-user  1.6.dfsg.3~beta1-2
> Any help appreciated
> js

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