I tried to mount an NFS volume on my MacBook at home and it was failing. I hadn’t accesed my NFS in a month since I updated to OpenSuse 11.1 or changed some network parameters.

Checking the logs on the server (/var/log/messages) showed this error:

but the IP address seemed good. I checked the exported filesystems:

and everything looked fine. Checked the exports(5) man page:

and realized the “*” is meaningless in that context. Changed /etc/exports to use the /24 address for my network:

and re-exported: