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Recommended update for nfs-utils


(Last modified: 25AUG2006)

solutions Recommended update for nfs-utils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2aff9fa4d1d930454852af6c435fcc0a)

Applies to

Package: nfs-utils
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11169
Release: 20060825
Obsoletes: none


Install if you are using the nfs-server.



Problem description

This update fixes the following bugs:
  • #150616 add a sysconfig variable for port number of mountd only mound nfsdfs if not mounted already (fix restart)
  • #181536 added support for type 3 filehandles to mountd
  • #65532 add auth_reload calls, so that changes to /var/lib/nfs/etab are noticed by mountd


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh nfs-utils.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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