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Re: "stale NFS file handle" problem



On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 22:10 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> Both my F10 netbook and Mandriva 2009 laptop have nfs mounts to my home 
> directory and a data directory on my server.  A couple of hours ago I found 
> that I could not access the home directory, although the data directory is 
> still fine.  I was seeing messages about "stale NFS file handle".  On googling 
> I got the impression that the problem was at the client end, but it would be 
> really strange if both clients developed a problem at the same time.
> 
> I've really no idea where to look, to troubleshoot this.  All ideas welcome.
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check your mounting options...

suggest that you use 'intr' your nfs mounts

when stuck, try 'umount /PATH/TO/NFS/MOUNT -l -f' and then remount it
(again, suggest that you use intr)

Craig


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