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SubjectRe: NFS oddity (2.4.0test13pre4ac2 server, 2.0.36/2.2.14 clients)
On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Neil Brown wrote:

> On Friday December 29, gilbertd@treblig.org wrote:
> > On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Neil Brown wrote:
> >
> > > > So where did the gilbertd directory go ?
>
> It suffered the curse of the 8-character file name....

Ah well spotted! It also happens to 12 byte names.

> Could you
> gdb vmlinux
> disassemble xdr_decode_string
> disassemble memmove

A job for tomorrow.

> and see if the code looks right?
>
> You might like to try:
>
> 1/ move gilbertd to gilbertdd and see if you can then access it over
> nfs.

Yep - it starts working.

> 2/ create a file called "ertdertd" and see if you get that when you
> try to access gilbertd

Hehe yes; accessing gilbertd gives you the contents or ertdertd.


The server architecture is Alpha. (Client Sparc and x86).

Dave

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