I think i found the answer; even though chkconfig reported that
"rpcbind" was setup to start in run level 3, for some reason it was
After this was started; I was able to mount the NFS share.
# who -r
run-level 3 2012-02-16 19:19
# chkconfig --list rpcbind
# service rpcbind status
rpcbind is stopped
# service rpcbind start
Starting rpcbind: [ OK ]
On 2/17/12, unix syzadmin <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am getting the following error on RHEL6 for NFS mount. Please suggest.
> # more /etc/redhat-release
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.1 (Santiago)
> # uname -r
> # mount -t nfs nfs02:/share0217 /mnt
> mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking.
> mount.nfs: Either use '-o nolock' to keep locks local, or start statd.
> mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified
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