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SubjectRe: NFS question
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 02:50:20PM -0500, Scott McDermott wrote:
> kernellist@source.intac.net on Tue 4/02 10:51 -0500:
> > I have quite a few servers running kernel 2.4.18. I need to replace an
> > nfs server that all my linux clients mount, and I want to know if
> > there is a way for me to do this without having to umount and remount
> > everything.
>
> I *think* it will work if you keep major, minor, and inode numbers on
> the new server the same for anything clients have mounted. These are
> used to construct the cookies handed to clients.

If you do not preserve inode numbers, it will for *certain* not work
(speaking of experience ;)


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