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SubjectRe: [NFS] [BUG] 2.6.23-rc5 kernel BUG at fs/nfs/nfs4xdr.c:945
Trond Myklebust wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 13:41 +0530, suzuki wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have been trying to debug this issue from my side and could find the
>> following.
>> The pathconf() request gets a reply with :
>> pathinfo.max_namelen = (unsiged int) -1
>> pathinfo.max_link = 255
>> Is this really an expected answer from a server for a proper connection
>> ( for mount requests on an exported dir) ? Is there something that needs
>> to be fixed at server side ?
> I assume that this is with my patch applied?

No. This is without your patch. So I am trying to debug why the server
is sending a -1 ! (which sounds like an error ?)


Suzuki K P
IBM Linux Technology Centre

Yes: as long as the kernel
> sets NAME_MAX to 255, then the above is expected behaviour.
> Trond

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