Re: update for 2.1.65 knfsd

H. Peter Anvin (
19 Nov 1997 21:45:15 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Bill Hawes <>
In newsgroup:
> My comment about needing a new filehandle after a cross-directory rename
> was based on comments in the NFS client code, which implied that NFS
> servers generally supplied a different filehandle in such cases.

I doubt it, since most NFS servers use (device,inode) numbers for
their file handles. Cross-directory renames I think breaks unfsd, but
shouldn't break most kernel-based NFS daemons out there...


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