[Beowulf] Troubleshooting NFS stale file handles

Prentice Bisbal pbisbal at pppl.gov
Thu May 25 08:30:25 PDT 2017

On 05/14/2017 08:25 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:
> [sorry for resurrecting an old thread but I've been a way for a while]
I have no complaints about this.
> 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.
Not sure I mentioned this on this list, but assigning fsid's fixed my 
stale file handle problem.
> All the best,
> Chris

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