Re: kernel 2.6.4 and nfs lockd.udpport?

From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 14:20:35 EST

På må , 29/03/2004 klokka 04:58, skreiv Jan Kesten:
> Hi all!
> I'm running a 2.6.4 kernel with compiled in nfs support. I have to tie the
> used ports because there is a firewall to gro through. mountd, statd and
> rquotad are just fine, I can change ports after booting, no problem. But not
> for lockd (or nlockmgr), since AFAIK this must be done with boot parameters.
> I read the docs and found that the parameters sould be lockd.udpport and
> lockd.tcpport=xxx - but this doesn't work. While booting I got errors that
> both are unknown boot options.
> Where is my mistake?

Someone updated lockd so that it uses a sysctl-based interface instead.
Apparently without changing the docs.

See the contents of /proc/sys/fs/nfs ...

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at