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SubjectRe: NFS readdir problem
On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 11:36:53AM -0400, Xin Zhao wrote:
> I use NFS to read a remote directory, which contains 56 entries. But
> after the read, "ls -al" only show 26, 31, or 51 entries in three test
> runs.
> I have read the NFS code "encode_entry" and related "nfs_readdir",
> "nfs3_proc_readdir"..., but haven't find the right place that can
> cause this problem.
> Is there anyone has similar experience? Please help!

I don't know the answer ... but you could do a little more to help:

- What's the server?
- What's the client?
- Exact versions of OS/kernel running on each

If you're really enthusiastic, you could run tcpdump and look at the
traces to see what filenames are actually being transported across.
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