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Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS2 + NFS crash BUG: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer deference



That's not ideal either when Samba isn't too happy working over NFS, and
that is not recommended by the Samba people as being a sensible config.


Colin

On Fri, 2011-07-08 at 17:46 +0100, Alan Brown wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Jul 2011, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
> 
> > Currently we don't recommend using NFS on a GFS2 filesystem which is
> > also being used locally.
> 
> After much dealing with NFS internals, I would recommend NOT using it
> on
> any filesystem where the files are accessed locally.
> 
> NFSv2/3 doesn't play nice with anything else which may access the
> underlaying disk (including Samba. The only "safe" method is to export
> your samba shares from a NFS client elsewhere on the network).
> 
> YMMV. NFSv4 is supposedly better behaved. I've not tested it.
> 
> 
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