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Bug 78448

Summary: Mount options (exec...) not working for AIX NFS filesystems.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Jerome <jerome.pioux>
Component: util-linuxAssignee: Elliot Lee <sopwith>
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Hardware: i686   
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Description Jerome 2002-11-22 23:36:14 UTC
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Description of problem:
Mount options (exec...) not honored for AIX NFS mounted filesystems.
RedHat 8.0 is the client; AIX 5.1 is the server.
dosxx:/linux  /images  nfs  sync,exec,suid,dev,tcp,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,...
After mount performed, cat /proc/mounts reports:
dosxx:/linux /images nfs rw,sync,nosuid,nodev,noexec,...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Specify exec mount option for an NFS filesystem
2.Mount the filesystem
3.Check /proc/mounts or try to execute a Linux executable or shell from the
mounted filesystem

Actual Results:  Cannot execute any files from the NFS mounted filesystem
(/bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied)

Expected Results:  Being able to execute Linux executables and shells from the
mounted filesystems.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2002-12-10 20:40:44 UTC
From the error message, it seems as if the actual problem is elsewhere (_bad 
interpreter_). Please investigate with ls -l before concluding that the mount options are the 

There is really no way that util-linux or even the kernel is changing its behaviour based on 
the fact that the server is an AIX one.