Subject: Re: Removing tmpfs' experimental status
To: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/23/2006 20:20:00
On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 09:20:41PM +0930, Brett Lymn wrote:
> Not a bug but it means that fileassoc will not work on that
> filesystem. Really, generating a fh is not that hard, it just has to
> be something that can uniquely identify the file on the file system.
> At a guess, in your case, it could be the address of the file node in
> memory... it really does not matter as long as it's unique :)
And it is persistent across machine reboots......
Even if you can detect a stale filehandle, an NFS client that has done
a hard mount will retry for ever after the server reboots.
David Laight: email@example.com