[Beowulf] Troubleshooting NFS stale file handles

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Sun May 14 17:25:33 PDT 2017

[sorry for resurrecting an old thread but I've been a way for a while]

On 20/04/17 08:00, Bernd Schubert wrote:

> Nowadays the uuid of a file system is used by default and one typically
> does not need to set this anymore for V2 and V3. For V4 it needs to be
> set for the nfs root only (I think).

Oh that's interesting, I'd not realised that!  Any idea which kernel
that appeared in?

I've been using fsid on all exported NFS exported fileystems for at
least a decade to avoid issues should you need to reboot an NFS server.

All the best,
 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
 Melbourne Bioinformatics - The University of Melbourne
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545

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