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Hi,
I am trying to share a directory in my linux box with this entry in /etc/exports
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/tucows n7(rw)
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When I executed showmount -e linux it does ok, with something line:

/tucows  n7

Now, when I am into n7 (Irix 6.5) and I try to mount the directory give the following error and then it mounts ok:
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mount linux:/tucows tukids.mrtg
mount: linux:/tucows server not responding: Program/version mismatch; lo
w version = 1, high version = 2
NFS version 3 mount failed, trying NFS version 2
mount: linux:/tucows server ok

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However, it mounts ok :-)

From the Irix box I can only write into this disk if it has 777 permissions. Why?. I am root in both computers. With 755 I can not (from Irix)

Note: when I create a file (with touch) in Irix in the mounted disk it is created by the nobody user. Why.

Thanks.

Alejandro Acosta A.
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root is mapped to anonymous for security reasons. To change this use the no_root_squash option in your exports file.
/tucows n7(rw,no_root_squash)
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Thks!.
It is working.

But it is too slowly, I took almost one our to copy a file of 5 MB!.

The network is ok, in fact, both computer are in the same sub net, connected to a Lan Switch (cisco) in the same VLAN.

Other services (as FTP) are very fast.

Thanks
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