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Re: getxattr over NFS returns EIO instead of EOPNOTSUPP

To: Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: getxattr over NFS returns EIO instead of EOPNOTSUPP
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 16:43:24 +0100
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Bent.Terp@xxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20040329134759.GA8624@neu.nirvana>; from Axel.Thimm@ATrpms.net on Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 03:47:59PM +0200
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On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 03:47:59PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> please have a look at the following bug report:
> http://bugzilla.atrpms.net/show_bug.cgi?id=73
> 
> getxattr returns I/O error when the NFS server is not serving
> EA/ACLs. Previous kernels return "not supported". The difference are
> XFS 1.3.0 patches and the nfs-acl patches.

I don't see how this is XFS-related.  fs/xattr.c is in mainline now
and always returned EOPNOTSUPP if xattrs are not implemented in the
actual filesystem.  My guess is that the nfs-acl patches have some
bugs, what about asking Andreas?


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