Subject: Re: showmount doesn't show all mounts
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
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..