Subject: Re: .nfs files with old NFS?
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/10/1996 16:20:12
Quoting Jukka Marin,
> NFS server: i386 running a 960210 kernel
> NFS client: Sparc running a 960210 kernel
> On client:
> jmarin@pyy src/port %(123)rm -rf nn-6.5.0.b3
> rm: nn-6.5.0.b3: Directory not empty
> jmarin@pyy src/port %(124)la nn-6.5.0.b3
> total 16
> drwx------ 2 jmarin wheel 3584 Apr 10 14:32 .
> drwx------ 25 jmarin wheel 1536 Apr 10 14:30 ..
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 jmarin wheel 10204 Apr 10 14:25 .nfsA0e604.4
> I have seen this twice now. If I log on the server and do rm there, I get
> rid of the files, but if I do rm on the client, the files don't go away.
Are you sure you haven't got one file somewhere in that tree still open
on the client?
Yes, there recently was a problem with a lot of these 'silly files'
sticking around, but that was introduced after 960210, and fixed
a couple of weeks ago. Besides, that problem wasn't even NFS-related,
NFS just exposed the problem more quickly.