begin Chris Higgins quotation:
> You need 'portmapper' running, it allows the RPC based apps to register
> and get assigned a port (you are not guaranteed to always get NFS on 2049..)
Well, actually, nfsd does always run on port 2049 -- through NFSv3. If
it doesn't, then it violates RFC1813, section 2.3. And the NFSv4
implementation for Linux is still in pre-alpha at U. of Michigan.
But you'd need the portmapper running for other reasons, such as mountd,
lockd, statd, etc.
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