Re: nfs_refresh_inode ?

From: Trond Myklebust (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 15:36:59 EST

>>>>> " " == Zdravko Spoljar <> writes:

> Hi i'm running 2.2.19pre14+RAID+ide and get this message from
> kernel:

> nfs_refresh_inode: inode number mismatch expected
> (0x0ffffffff/0x0ffffffff), got (0x0002b0001/0x00005605)
> ^^^^

Could you get a tcpdump of a the traffic when this happens? I suspect
a server bug.

> marked numbers vary from message to message. i can triger this
> by doing "make test;chmod 777 test" on some nfs mounted file
> sistem some times repeated chmod generate more messages,
> sometimes are executed ok. i have feeling it happend more often
> when there is some cpu and net load.

> linux nfs client is dual pentium II (266) on P2B-DS with 2
> promise IDE cards, net card is smc (using realtek 8139 driver),
> ide and scsi disks are in RAID 5 setup.

> nfs server is Apple Network server running AIX4.1.5 net conn is
> 100MB over Cisco switch

> ah, there is one more thing. on boot when nfs get mounted i
> find in dmesg: "nfs warning: mount version older than kernel"
> WTF? :)

It means that your 'mount' program is too old, and so you won't be
able to mount NFSv3 partitions.

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