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Re: [PATCH] xfs: fix exporting with left over 64-bit inodes

To: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfs: fix exporting with left over 64-bit inodes
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 05:57:03 -0500
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Samuel Kvasnica <samuel.kvasnica@xxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <201011200929.08113@xxxxxx>
References: <20101119133848.GA5471@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <201011200929.08113@xxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 09:29:06AM +0100, Michael Monnerie wrote:
> On Freitag, 19. November 2010 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > We now support mounting and using filesystems with 64-bit inodes even
> > when not mounted with the inode64 option (which now only controls if
> > we allocate new inodes in that space or not).  Make sure we always
> > use large NFS file handles when exporting a filesystem that may
> > contain 64-bit inodes.  Note that this only affects newly generated
> > file handles, any outstanding 32-bit file handle is still accepted.
> 
> Could that help with the problem of not being able to mount an NFS share 
> when the top shared dir itself is a 64bit inode?

No, that's an NFSD issue, and not fixable in XFS itself.

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