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# 1  
Old 02-07-2016
Mounting NFS


I am having some issues mounting NFS files.
for some reason the
mount -F nfs

is not being recognized..

bash-3.2# mount -F nfs -o rw /mnt
UX:vxfs mount: ERROR: V-3-20135: FSType nfs not recognized
UX:vxfs mount: INFO: V-3-20147: Usage:
mount [-F vxfs] [generic_options] [-o suboptions] {special | mount_point}
        suboptions are:

I was able to successfully mount the NFS to a Linux host, but it's not working the same for the Solaris box.
OS version is 5.10 x86

Appreciate if anyone has had similar issues..
# 2  
Old 02-07-2016
What version of NFS do you have on:
1. the remote system - OS would help too.
2. solaris system should be using NFS version 4.
# 3  
Old 02-08-2016
I am sharing it from FreeNAS-9.1.1-RELEASE-x64
# 4  
Old 02-08-2016
What does which mount say?
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# 5  
Old 02-08-2016

You could also check;

$ uname -a
SunOS darkstar 5.10 Generic_120011-14 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V890
$ cat /etc/default/fs
$ cat /etc/dfs/fstypes
nfs NFS Utilities
autofs AUTOFS Utilities
cachefs CACHEFS Utilities


# 6  
Old 02-08-2016
Thanks DukeNu
which mount

was showing
 which mount

I gave it the correct path and it worked.

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