I have run into a problem with auto mounting nfs exports on a RHEL 6 server. To give you a brief configuration and what I have tried, I’m mounting 6 NFS exported shares from the network. Unfortunately none of the mounts in fstab come up.
- The mount directories exist, and are in the fstab file.
- I have verified that nfs and netfs are both running at rc3 and the network is up before netfs starts up.
- The system is mounting its / (nfs root) from the same network server I am attempting to get the other shares from, so I am 100% sure the network is up and the server is reachable.
- fstab is correct since 'mount -a' works as expected once the system is up.
One solution would be to create a script that runs at the end of start-up and calls mount –a, but I really do not want to do that. I have referenced some other ‘solutions’ found on the internet but they have not worked. Here is a common problem, but it does not apply to my case, http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-server-73/nfs-entries-in-etc-fstab-not-mounting-on-boot-546512/
My fstab file (note I added _netdev to two for testing...):
oc:/usr/PET /usr/PET nfs hard,intr,nolock,noatime,_netdev 0 0 oc:/usr/g /oc/usr/g nfs hard,intr,nolock,noatime,_netdev 0 0 oc:/usr/lib /oc/usr/lib nfs hard,intr,nolock,noatime 0 0 oc:/usr/lib32 /oc/usr/lib32 nfs hard,intr,nolock,noatime 0 0 oc:/usr/lib64 /oc/usr/lib64 nfs hard,intr,nolock,noatime 0 0