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Re: Buyer Beware: A Major Change in NFS (in Rawhide) is about to happen



Steve Dickson <SteveD redhat com> writes:

> On 10/26/2009 12:06 PM, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
>> Is this really "first" or rather "only"?  Was there a conclusion about
>> whether the nfs client code would be changed to fall back from v4 to
>> v3 automatically?
> It meant "first"... [...]
> The problem comes in when the server does support v4 but the exports are 
> not configured correctly (like pre F-12 Linux servers). [...]
> mount.nfs: mounting laptop:/home failed, reason given by server:
>   No such file or directory

Unfortunately, this sounds like "only".  Is it out of the question to
make the client look for this case (an upgraded client in an existing
unupgraded, unchanged network) and handle it?

- FChE


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