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SubjectRe: invalidate_inode_pages in 2.5.32/3
On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Helge Hafting wrote:

> Chuck Lever wrote:
> Perhaps this explains my nfs problem. (2.5.32/33 UP, preempt, no
> highmem)
> Soemtimes, when editing a file on nfs, the file disappears
> from the server. The client believes it is there
> until an umount+mount sequence. It doesn't happen
> for all files, but it is 100% reproducible for those affected.
>
> Editing changes the directory when the editor makes a backup
> copy, the old directory is kept around wrongly, and so the
> save into the existing file silently fails because
> wrong directory information from cache is used?

that sounds very similar, it is probably the same bug.

- Chuck Lever
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corporate: <cel at netapp dot com>
personal: <chucklever at bigfoot dot com>

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