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SubjectRe: Failure to fallback to nfsd-v3 (?)
>>>>> "Christoph" == Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> writes:

Christoph> On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 05:23:49PM +0900, OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
>> "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org> writes:
>>
>> >> And the following commit seems to change the behavior.
>> >>
>> >> [nfsd4: fix error return when pseudoroot missing]
>> >> f39bde24b275ddc45df1ed835725b609e178c7a0
>> >>
>> >> Well, anyway, is this a expected behavior change, or something bug?
>> >
>> > It's expected. I'd recommend turning off nfsv4 on the server (add "-N4"
>> > to the rpc.nfsd commandline) for now.
>>
>> This looks like the silent user visible change. So, it would be better
>> to add more comment at least in changelog.

Christoph> Or rather it should be fixed. We should not silently break existing
Christoph> and probably rather common setups.

Hear hear! NFS should just gracefully fall back as far as it can. A
slow mount is better than NO mount. Esp when /home is mounted via
NFS.

John


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