NFS Mount question - What are the required options in, /etc/fstb **SOLVED**

Jay Ridgley jridgley2 at
Mon Sep 17 18:52:55 UTC 2012

On 09/17/2012 10:41 AM, ubuntu-users-request at wrote:
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> Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:00:37 +0100
> From: Dave Howorth<dhoworth at>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"
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> Subject: Re: NFS Mount question - What are the required options in
> 	/etc/fstb?
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> Jay Ridgley wrote:
>> >Folks,
>> >
>> >I have an interesting question: Why does one work and the other does
>> >NOT? The only difference (I know of) between the two systems is ursa was
>> >an upgrade from 10.04.4LTS to 12.04.1LTS and kodiak is a fresh install.
>> >Both are up to date. Is kodiak missing a software package, if so which one?
> Does mount -v show anything interesting?
> What do the logs contain? For NFS and friends startup and for the mount.

Thanks, for the suggestion...

It pointed me to the problem. I had not added several host ips to the list of 
those authorised to access the remote device (a WD My Book). Added those and all 
is well now.



Jay Ridgley
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