Re: RPC and Kernel NFS issues

Adrian Bridgett (
Thu, 18 Dec 1997 09:52:53 +0000

Bill Hawes wrote:

> A number of people have reported this problem, and it seems to be caused
> by the portmapper being started too late. Error 111 is "connection
> refused". Are your startup scripts trying to bring up NFS too early?


In Debian systems, there is a file /etc/rcS.d/ This gets run
before /etc/rc2.d/S18netbase which starts the portmap daemon. I've fixed it
my making the mountnfs to /etc/rc2.d/S23mountnfs.

Adrian Bridgett <>