Subject: Re: showmount doesn't show all mounts
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/1997 13:07:55
> When the server reboots, all of the file handles the client has been using
> become "stale".  When the client attempts to use a stale handle, the server
> returns an error, prompting the client to re-negotiate with the server's
> mountd to get a new handle.

uhh, under which version of NFS?

For every NFS version I know, file handles remain valid across

stuff like newfs'ing or moving physical partitions around will
scramble them, but just a reboot won't take them out..

					- Bill