Subject: Re: nfs servers and 5 minute VOP_READ's
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 03/16/1999 19:04:00
> > > > The client would map the error to "some unknown error happened",
> > > > most probably EIO, and return that to the system call.
> > Hmm. for V2 clients, returning "stale file handle" might give.. better
> > .. results.
> Ack.. that causes the client to fail w/ ESTALE.
If you return *anything* other than success to a V2 client, the read
will likely fail with some error code. Failing with ESTALE is better
than failing with a random indeterminate error.