Re: knfsd and system crashes

Andrew E. Mileski (
Mon, 17 Nov 1997 23:36:17 -0500 (EST)

> I would love for someone to clarify this, although it had always looked
> to me that i_version needed to be bumped each time the data in the inode
> structure itself (including atime/mtime/ctime) changed.
> It's never fully documented, but I believe that i_version is solely for
> the benefit of NFS. Could someone who understands the details of the
> NFS protocol explain what the file handle version number is used for?
> - Ted

ROFL! Okay, so who's gonna argue with me again about the kernel
code being "self documenting"! As Kelly Bundy would say,
"the prostitution rests" :-)

Andrew E. Mileski