Subject: Re: Strange/weird '*fs' effects in -current (1.5Q till now)
To: Markus W Kilbinger <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/20/2001 21:40:54
> Maybe in relation to

I'd say similar but diffent problem.

> I noticed the following misbehavior of -current systems (1.5Q till
> now, at least i386 and sparc), quite easy to reproduce: Create/take an
> intact mailbox file (e. g. several 'echo skajdkjadajld | mail -s ""
> kilbi' and taking the resulting '/var/mail/kilbi' file), put it on an
> nfs mounted folder (the nfs servers OS doesn't seem to matter) and try
> to modify (especially deleting some mails in the middle) it with
> 'mutt' or 'pine' with a -current nfs client: Afterwards the mailbox
> file is disrupted! :-(

From ktrace and tcpdump output, kernel doesn't issue necessary nfs
write rpc before truncate.