Re: 'NFS stale file handle' with 2.5

From: Jan Dittmer (
Date: Sun Jul 20 2003 - 03:26:01 EST

Neil Brown wrote:
> On Saturday July 12, wrote:
>>Accessing the nfs shares on the Server gives lots of 'nfs stale file
>>handles', making it unusuable. A simple cp from nfs to nfs triggers it
>>in a matter of seconds.
> This makes me a bit suspicious of hardware, probably networking. It
> really looks like data is getting corrupted between client and server.
just as a data point 2.4.22pre6aa1 is working rock solid on the same machine -
not one timeout yet in 2 days testing (an infinite loop of kernel compiles).



Linux rubicon 2.6.0-test1-mm1-jd1 #1 SMP Wed Jul 16 10:14:18 CEST 2003 i686

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