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I am running ubuntu 10.10 64 bit on my mac mini. After installing nfs-common, and attempting to mount using

mount -t nfs4 -o proto=tcp,port=2049 ./test

I keep getting this error:

mount.nfs4: mounting failed, reason given by server: No such file or directory

When i run

showmount -e
Export list for
/volume1/magneto *

It seems to indicate that the volume is there and that i'm typing the correct thing. I tried removing the trailing slash and no luck.

Does anyone have any idea why this is happening? I'm using this NAS:

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Unlike NFSv3, NFSv4 hides the prefix of the exported path (the NFS root). The prefix is configured in the exports on the NAS.


mount -t nfs4 -o proto=tcp,port=2049 ./test


mount -t nfs4 -o proto=tcp,port=2049 ./test
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