Coda File System

Re: Linux 2.6.x still suffering from NFS "stale" check in namei.c

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 09:59:51 -0400
On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 09:13:52AM +0200, Ivan Popov wrote:
> I have verified that Linux 2.6.5 contains the "evil" NFS-related code
> in fs/namei.c and that removing that code eliminates some obscure problems
> with Coda.

That is very strange, because in 2.6 the ESTALE return only happens for
filesystems that have the FS_REVAL_DOT flag set (i.e. only NFS).

This is the related changeset,|src/|src/fs|related/fs/namei.c

I don't see how we can ever trip that code, because we don't set the
related flag.

Received on 2004-04-15 10:01:14