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NFS 4.1 support in Kirkwood kernel?

Posted by pogoomane 
NFS 4.1 support in Kirkwood kernel?
April 13, 2013 12:09PM

I'm trying to set up a NFS server on my Pogoplug v2 and can't get NFS 4.1 to work (which I need for Windows compatibility). From what I gather, NFS 4.1 should be supported by Debian wheezy, but on my Pogoplug it looks like it isn't:
cat /proc/fs/nfsd/versions
+2 +3 +4 -4.1

Is this a problem with the Kirkwood kernel or should I start asking around in "general" Debian forums?
Re: NFS 4.1 support in Kirkwood kernel?
April 13, 2013 03:20PM
Are you running squeeze or wheezy? what is your output of

uname -a
apt-cache show nfs-common

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Re: NFS 4.1 support in Kirkwood kernel?
April 13, 2013 04:18PM

I'm running wheezy, here is my output:

user@hostname:~$ uname -a
Linux hostname 3.2.0-4-kirkwood #1 Debian 3.2.41-2 armv5tel GNU/Linux
user@hostname:~$ apt-cache show nfs-common
Package: nfs-common
Source: nfs-utils
Version: 1:1.2.6-3
Installed-Size: 618
Maintainer: Debian kernel team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>
Architecture: armel
Replaces: mount (<< 2.13~), nfs-client, nfs-kernel-server (<< 1:1.2.5-4)
Provides: nfs-client
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4), libcap2 (>= 2.10), libcomerr2 (>= 1.01), libdevmapper1.02.1 (>= 2:1.02.20), libevent-2.0-5 (>= 2.0.10-stable), libgcc1 (>= 1:4.4.0), libgssglue1, libk5crypto3 (>= 1.6.dfsg.2), libkeyutils1, libkrb5-3 (>= 1.6.dfsg.2), libmount1 (>= 2.19.1), libnfsidmap2, libtirpc1, libwrap0 (>= 7.6-4~), rpcbind, adduser, ucf, lsb-base (>= 1.3-9ubuntu3), initscripts (>= 2.88dsf-13.3)
Recommends: python
Suggests: open-iscsi, watchdog
Conflicts: nfs-client
Description-en: NFS support files common to client and server
 Use this package on any machine that uses NFS, either as client or
 server.  Programs included: lockd, statd, showmount, nfsstat, gssd,
 idmapd and mount.nfs.
Homepage: http://nfs.sourceforge.net/
Description-md5: c2f5fd5a7d525f1cc35fbb49cc8628fd
Tag: admin::filesystem, implemented-in::c, interface::commandline,
 interface::daemon, network::client, network::server, protocol::nfs,
Section: net
Priority: standard
Filename: pool/main/n/nfs-utils/nfs-common_1.2.6-3_armel.deb
Size: 268566
MD5sum: 9765dd4786e4564feb438c476db13a71
SHA1: 6eb33fba75045d3b162b1b46d0834244b1bd6606
SHA256: 3ddf6da053fce2e93956c2d45706483be284ea8304b1396a3c79a8321487cd40

Looking here http://client.linux-nfs.org/wiki/index.php/NFSv41_Introduction it states that at least 1.2.0 of nfs-utils is required, so I should have a NFS 4.1 supporting version with the installed 1.2.6. I looked through the build-log here https://buildd.debian.org/status/logs.php?pkg=nfs-utils&ver=1%3A1.2.6-3&arch=armel and it seems to be built with --enable-nfsv41

Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 04/13/2013 04:44PM by pogoomane.

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