Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Diego Julian Remolina wrote: > Is the Stale NFS problem happening on nfs version 3, 4 or both? I am > using NFS version 4 on RHEL4 with RHEL4, FC3 and FC4 clients and I have I am not sure which version Andrés is using, but your message about NFSv4 piqued my interest. RHEL4 is a productized FC3 (or is it FC4) right? > no problems with NFS switching from primary to secondary and back, > except for the fact that I do need to sometimes restart rpcidmapd on the > nfs server a few times after the switch (I actually added a script that > restarts rpcidmapd 5 times with 5 second intervals) or I will get the > following error message on the clients: > > Dec 11 07:15:50 sauron kernel: decode_getfattr: xdr error 10008! > Have you seen this message? http://linux-nfs.org/pipermail/nfsv4/2004-December/000894.html looks like idmapd has to be started after the other filesystem related deamons, so you may be able to just reorder your haresources list. > I also have not tested if I can now remove that rpcidmapd script as > there have been kernel upgrades since I frist set everything up with the > 2.6.9-11 kernel. > > Diego >