lockd and statd error messages.
I am using NFS on the diskless client and every one or two
minutes get these messages:
Cannot Register Service RPC: 1832-008 Timed out
rpc.lockd: 1831-057 unable to register(NCM_PROG, NLM_VERS,tcp)
rpc.statd: 1831-119 unable to register
We tried the following:
1) Verify that the portmap, rpc.lockd, and rpc.statd subsystems
are all active; run the command 'lssrc -a', and look at the
status of these subsystems.
2) If the subsystems are active, stop each of them with the
command 'stopsrc -s \'.
3) Run the command 'rm -rf /etc/sm /etc/sm.bak' to get rid
of any files that may be in these directories.
4) Uncomment the line in /etc/rc.tcpip that starts the
The portmap wasn't starting by the script
mount | grep ' /usr *nfs' 2>&1 > /dev/null
if [ "$?" -ne 0 ]
start /usr/etc/portmap "$src_running"
and the same was happening with lockd and statd.
After a long time we realized that the /usr file system gets
mounted twice in the /etc/filesystems file. There was an old
entry for /usr file system along with the new one. The old
entry was commented out with asteriks, but evidently, the entry
was still read and mounted. After we've completely removed this
entry from the /etc/filesystems , the user directory was only
With the /usr directory being started twice, the script in
/etc/rc.tcpip was getting the '*nfs' entries from the grep
command which was resulting in incorrect output. Thus portmap
Support Line: lockd and statd error messages. ITEM: AB8013L
Dated: December 1994 Category: N/A
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