Which NFS protocol should be used when mounting a remote server?

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The correct protocol to choose when mounting a share from an NFS server depends on what protocol the server exports and which versions that the client system can mount.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 default defaults to exporting version 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3  defaults to exporting version 3.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4  defaults to exporting version 3, but ...

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