Re: knfsd and system crashes

Steven S. Dick (
Sun, 16 Nov 1997 11:06:13 -0500 (EST)

Bill Hawes <> wrote:
>The problem is that I need a dentry (i.e. a path) in order to use the
>file in the filehandle.
>I've included the parent directory inode number in the FH as well, but
>if the parent dentry isn't cached somewhere, I don't see any way around
>searching the exported volumes to see who owns the inode in question.

If you've got the parent inode, why not just do an iget on the parent,
and then do the pwd search...

Or is this what you are doing already?