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Re: NFS export broke with change from ext3 to xfs

To: Krzysztof Adamski <k@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: NFS export broke with change from ext3 to xfs
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:09:20 -0600
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Krzysztof Adamski wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I just changed one filesystem on my mythbox from ext3 to xfs, and now I
> can't get a client machine to NFS mount from it.
> 
> This is the export file on the server:
> /file-store/nfs-roots/f1/home   f1(rw,no_root_squash,sync,no_subtree_check)
> /file-store/nfs-roots/f1/usr       
> f1(rw,no_root_squash,sync,no_subtree_check)
> /file-store/nfs-roots/f1/var       
> f1(rw,no_root_squash,sync,no_subtree_check)
> 
> and on the client(f1) the three filesystems are mount on /home, /usr,
> and /var
> 
> This worked fine when /file-store on the server was formatted with ext3,
> now that it is formatted with xfs I get this message on the client:
> mount.nfs: Stale NFS file handle
> I get this message 3 times.

I dunno, this should work.  Anything in either of the system logs?

-Eric

> Nothing else changed, both systems are Debian Lenny with custom kernel.
> Server is 2.6.28, client is 2.6.29.6. NFS is version 3.
> The fstab on the server has this:
> /dev/mapper/big--raid-file--store       /file-store     xfs    
> noatime,logbsize=256k,inode64   0       1
> 
> The reason for the change of the filesystem was an upgrade of the drives
> in the RAID, now the filesystem is 7T instead of 2.4T,
> nothing else was changed. Why did this work with ext3 and does not with
> XFS? What can I do to get this to work, short of reverting to ext3?
> 
> K
> 

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