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RE: nfs server

On Tue, 13 May 2003 wrote:

> Actually, can't remember if it's installed to All Users or just me.  Would
> that matter?

FYI, the output of "mount" should show that (i.e., if /bin is a system
mount, you've installed for "All Users", and if it's a user mount, then it
was "Just Me").

> When I go to Computer Management using the MMC, locate Services on the left
> hand side (looks just like Services in the AdminTools in Control Panel)
> and then click Properties for CYGWIN portmap, I see "Path to executable" as
> d:\cygwin\bin\cygrunsrv.exe and "Start Parameters" is blank.  Should I
> insert a -F ?

No.  You want to pass the "-F" option to nfsd, not cygrunsrv.  What you
should do is read the output of "cygrunsrv --help" and figure out how to
pass that option to nfsd (you will need to reexecute the "cygrunsrv -I ..."

> Sam Robb wrote:
> > When I try to start nfsd from the command prompt, I get:
> >
> > $ net start nfsd
> > System error 1068 has occurred.
> >
> > The dependency service or group failed to start.
> >
> > And I've started portmap from the Cygwin shell prompt and see
> > it running there as a process, just not running in the Win2k
> > Services listing.
> Very odd.  Portmap is about as simple as you can get.
> Do you have Cygwin installed for just yourself, or for all
> users?  Running portmap as a service executes it under the
> LocalSystem account, not your user account.
> > I see all three CYGWIN services (mountd, nfsd, and portmap)
> > in the Services
> > listing, so they appear to have been installed correctly, I just
> > can't get any of them to start via Services.
> >
> > Something I just noticed is that if I check the properties of
> > the CYGWIN
> > portmap service, under the General tab, the "path to executable" is
> > d:\cygwin\bin\cygrunsrv.exe
> The reference to cygrunsrv.exe should be correct.  If you open
> the portmap service from the Services display in MMC, does it
> show "-F" as the start parameter (edit field towards the bottom
> of the dialog box?)
> -Samrobb

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