NFS4 Remote Path Warning

At work we replaced one office workstation. The new motherboard has an AMD 3200G APU. To support this newer chip I installed the 5.8 kernel and latest firmware from the Debian backports repository.

When booting I noticed one particular error message:

NFS4: Couldn't follow remote path

Digging around the web indicates this is a common complaint by many people using newer kernels. One possible /etc/nfsmount.conf workaround did not succeed for us:

    [ Server "_gateway" ]

On a hunch I tried the following:


The error messages stopped.

The errors also could be stopped by using nfsvers=3 in the NFS mount options.

Posted: Category: Usability Tagged: Debian

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