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SubjectRe: NFS client woes [kernel 2.4.10]
>>>>> " " == Chris Wilson <> writes:

> [Please CC me if you have any suggestions.] I'm a bit hazy on
> the details, but the synopsis is:

> NFSv3 filesystems, same problem when mounted from either an
> IRIX 6.5.12m or Linux/i386 2.4.10 server.

> 2.4.7: all files are visible all of the time. 2.4.10: some
> files are invisible to some processes.

> The processes that I have noticed to be affected are the likes
> of netscape, all gtk applications and find; perl globbing and
> its readdir function similarly miss files. OTOH, grep and ls
> function fine.

> I'm not certain [read: no idea] what the connection is between
> the files that do disappear. It does not appear to be simply
> inode related, but those modified by the Linux client do seem
> more vulnerable.

> Unfortunately, I only had time to switch back in an old kernel
> and confirm the issue before leaving work. The diff inside
> fs/nfs appeared small, but so do icebergs. ;)

Known glibc bug. If you had trawled the archives a bit you would have
found it.

Set 32bitclients on the server and apply

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