Bug #840

Known NFS utils bug exportfs: /proc/fs/nfs/exports:1: unknown keyword "test-client-(rw"

Added by ywd over 11 years ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:Closed Start date:07/31/2012
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Category:- Spent time: 15.00 hours
Target version:8.0


This seems to be a known bug in nfs utils.

Fresh install of 7.3. Edit /etc/exports to add:

/myth *(rw,sync)

[root@linhes ~]# exportfs -arv
exportfs: /etc/exports [1]: Neither 'subtree_check' or 'no_subtree_check' specified for export "*:/myth".
Assuming default behaviour ('no_subtree_check').
NOTE: this default has changed since nfs-utils version 1.0.x

exporting *:/myth
exportfs: /proc/fs/nfs/exports:1: unknown keyword "test-client-(rw"

Various distributions (non-Arch) list the above error message as a known bug:





Updated by ywd over 11 years ago

I ran this on my new 7.3 system to get rid of the "test-client" message, but I'm still unable to get the export/mount working:

[root@linhes]# pacman -U http://mirror.rit.edu/archlinux/core/os/i686/nfs-utils-1.2.6-1-i686.pkg.tar.xz

Updated by ywd over 11 years ago

You can ignore the "test-client-(rw" message when running exportfs -arv. No need to update nfs-utils as it is not a show stopper. However, you do need to run "rc.d start nfs-server" to get the exports working so other servers can mount. Add that to your /etc/runit/1.local to start it on boot.


Updated by jams over 11 years ago

correct it is a known bug.

About having to add /myth to /etc/exports and rc.d nfs-server none of that is needed is "standard file sharing" is enabled within the service menu.

Updated by jams over 11 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Target version set to 8.0

Fixed in R8

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