My original question was ...
>> "Leon" == Leon Alexander <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Leon> I recently upgraded an Axil 311 from Solaris 2.4 to
Leon> Solaris 2.5. I opted for an "interactive" install with the
Leon> "initial" rather than the "upgrade" option. Thus, I
Leon> overwrote all Solaris 2.4 information.
Leon> The Problem: On booting I get an error message ....(from the
Leon> /var/adm/messages file)
Leon> Jun 15 16:12:11 dsp3 /usr/lib/nfs/nfsd:
Leon> netdir_getbyname (transport tcp, host/serv \1/nfs), No such
Leon> file or directory Jun 15 16:12:11 dsp3
Leon> /usr/lib/nfs/nfsd: Cannot establish NFS service over
Leon> /dev/tcp: transport setup problem.
Leon> I have checked /etc/inet/services -- it contains both "nfsd
Leon> tcp 2049" and "nfsd udp 2049". The "dsp3" machine is a
Leon> client of a NIS+ server which contains similar lines in the
Leon> "services" database of the NIS+ server.
Leon> The NFS stuff works -- I am just concerned that the error
Leon> message is indicative of a far bigger problem. Does anybody
Leon> have any ideas ?
Thanks to all those kind persons who responded ...
Jay Morgan <email@example.com>
Ann Rautenbach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Kris Briscoe <hxktb0@svho1ds_1.supervalu.com>
Gilberto Araujo Ventura <email@example.com>
Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM>
The solution to the problem was supplied by .....
>> "Ann" == Ann Rautenbach <firstname.lastname@example.org>...
Ann> I got this message when I upgraded a machine to 2.5, and it
Ann> turned out that it was getting the services/protocol files from
Ann> 2.4 NIS maps, rather than the new 2.5 version.
Ann> The work around while your NIS maps are still 2.4 is to change
Ann> part of the /etc/nsswitch.conf on the 2.5 machine
Ann> services: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
Ann> networks: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
Ann> protocols: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
Ann> rpc: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
Ann> ethers: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
Ann> netmasks: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
Ann> services: files nisplus
Ann> networks: files nisplus
Ann> protocols: files nisplus
Ann> rpc: files nisplus
Ann> ethers: files nisplus
Ann> netmasks: files nisplus
Thanks Ann. I changed the services entry in the nsswitch.conf file
and the error message disappeared.
Leon Alexander TEL : +27 21 650 2788
Electrical Engineering FAX : +27 21 650 3465
University of Cape Town E-MAIL : email@example.com
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