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SubjectRe: nfsv2 ref leak in 2.6.24?

On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 01:49 -0400, Erez Zadok wrote:
> I'm testing unionfs on top of nfsv2/3/4, using 2.6.24 as of linus's commit
> 4fa4d23fa20de67df919030c1216295664866ad7. A lot of my unionfs regression
> tests are failing on nfs2, b/c files that should be deleted, aren't. It
> feels like there may be a ref leak that prevents the files from being
> deleted, or maybe an unlink issue. It doesn't happen in all of my previous
> kernels w/ identical unionfs (code 2.6.9--2.6.23). And in 2.6.24 it happens
> only w/ nfs2 -- nfs3/4 are fine.
> I'm not sure if this is a client or server issue, and I'm only starting to
> dig deeper. But I thought I'd ask you in case this is a known problem and
> you have a fix. If this is the first you hear of this problem, let me know
> and I'll try to narrow it down further.

A couple of questions:

* Are these files being sillyrenamed?
* Are they shown as being removed by the server?


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