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SubjectRe: [NFS] attempt to use V1 mount protocol on V3 server
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Trond Myklebust wrote:

> Most are not. An NFSv3 filehandle has a variable size (as opposed to
> NFSv2 which are fixed size), and so most NFS servers use the same
> filehandle for NFSv2 and NFSv3.

Well, my filehandles are all 64 bytes at the moment. Doesn't matter
anyway since my nfsd does not handle NFSv2.

> Note: The fact that we are now stuck with a schizophrenic NFSv3 client
> is one of the many reasons why I am now *very* wary of trying to work
> around server bugs by making fixes to the client code.

Fine with me if a buggy server results in a failure to mount. However,
I was seeing crashes.

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Ciao,
Pascal

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