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Re: stale NFS file handle problem on XFS inode64

To: hank peng <pengxihan@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: stale NFS file handle problem on XFS inode64
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 06:09:41 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 09:19:26AM +0800, hank peng wrote:
> yes, I have already done that. I mount the expoted NFS directory in
> same machine(kernel version is, but it still didn't work.

Ok, sounds like this is a server side issue.

> Then, I used fsid=$(my exported filesystem ID) option in /etc/exports
> and tried again, it still gave me back "stale NFS file handle" when
> entering a specific subdirectory.
> I noticed that from NFS client(in same machine with NFS server) side,
> the inode number of this subdirectory was changed to be within 32
> limit, but  still "stale NFS file handle" came back.

Do you mean the NFS mount displayed a 32-bit inode number, but it was still
64-bit on the XFS filesystem directly?  Can you post the inode numbers
(e.g. from ls -i) for both sides?

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