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SubjectRe: 2.4 iget5_locked port attempt to 2.4 (supposedly fixed NFS version this time)

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 05:50:15PM +0100, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > Original patch was from Jan Harkes <>,
> > and was applied somewhere at the beginning of 2.5
> > development. It still would be nice if someone more
> > knowledgeable in NFS client code will review the changes
> > (and the same is true for Coda of course).
> Please remind me. Why can't NFS set inode->i_mode, call
> nfs_fill_inode() etc. in the 'init_locked' callback?

Well, it seems there is no reason against that.

> As for the issue of the stat() problem you mentioned: does your server
> have a monotonically increasing inode->i_ctime? If ntp or something

I think it have.

> like that keeps turning the clock backward on the server, then the NFS
> client has no chance of recognizing which attribute updates are the
> more recent ones.

Ok, I stopped ntpd. Will see what will happen. ;)
Aha, it died already:
doread: read: Input/output error

How about that "RPC request reserved 1144 but used 4024" alike stuff"?

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