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SubjectRe: nfs client problem in kernel 2.4.0
Trond Myklebust wrote:

> It comes from the SGI. The NFS client just considers it all a cookie,
> and passes it on to glibc. We probably shouldn't do that, as indeed
> the cookie is not guaranteed to be 32-bit signed, but it's what we
> always did for 2.2.x.

So what do I do to get it to work?

I could patch glibc so that it treats the -1/4294967295 as a special
case, but...

(I actually did this, but updating /lib/libc.so on a running system
turned out to be a really, Really, REALLY bad idea :-(( ).

Before ruining my machine it worked by prepending LD_LIBRARY_PATH to
the test program, so the idea works.

Mogens
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Email: mk@crc.dk Homepage: http://www.crc.dk
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