I have the NFS problem on several dapper NFS clients - they will not
mount NFS drives at startup. The NFS client packages are correctly
installed, and the fstab is correctly configured, because once the
box is up, I can type
and off I go.
It appears that the script /etc/network/if-up.d/mountnfs which
SHOULD be doing this is simply not being called at startup. ls -lu
doesn't show it as having been read and while I have this at the
start of the script
exec > /tmp/mount.nfs.log 2>&1
after a reboot neither of these files exist (and I have /tmp file
retention set to 30 days).
The above is what's happening on the box I'm currently trying to
debug. On other boxes I've had other odd symptoms, such as the
volumes being mounted, but no entries being created in /etc/mtab (and
hence not showing in df either, but showing in /proc/mounts)
Does anyone have any idea what's happening here? Googling and looking
in ubuntuforums only seems to produce people having similar
problems :-( so I'm hoping that the collective wisdom of ILUG can do
a little better.
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