Re: Problems with NFS between IRIX Server and Linux client

From: David Rees (
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 10:36:21 EST

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 10:26:02AM -0500, Chad C. Walstrom wrote:
> OK. Strange problem here with NFS that has been experienced on both
> Debian machines and Red Hat machines. I believe the problem ties in
> to NFS support in the Linux kernel, but I could be entirely wrong.
> Scenario: Serving a filesystem from IRIX 6.5 host. Accessing it with
> a Linux 2.4.9 Debian Woody machine. Directory content listings and
> directory info are not consistently reported to the client.
> Symptoms: For directories with #files approx > 200, filename
> completion in bash does not work, many applications do not show files
> in the directory.

Known problem. See the NFS patches here, specificall the seedir patch.

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