Re: RH 7.2 requires portmapper for NFS client?

From: Wine Development (
Date: 12/27/01

From: Wine Development <>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 19:08:01 +0000

Viraj Alankar wrote:
> Hello,
> I noticed that in Redhay 7.2, portmapper is required to be running to mount
> remote filesystems. When portmapper is not started, the mounts work but take a
> very long time. Does anyone know why portmapper is now required?

Are you running KDE? For some misbegotten reason RH seem to think
KDE needs fam, and that in turn needs portmapper.

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