Re: RH 7.2 requires portmapper for NFS client?

From: Wine Development (wine@sweeney.demon.co.uk)
Date: 12/27/01


From: Wine Development <wine@sweeney.demon.co.uk>
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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