Subject: Re: 1.5 current NFS client problem?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Mark Davies <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/30/2001 17:21:50
Diving back into a month old thread....

	From:  Manuel Bouyer <>
	Date:  Mon, 18 Jun 2001 20:21:20 +0200

> On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 01:44:23PM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> > Yes we have been seeing this.  At the beginning of the year we switched from 
> > having home directories on Tru64 boxes to NetBSD-current machines and at the 
> > same time client machines went from NetBSD 1.5I to NetBSD 1.5S.  With that 
> > change the few people that use Netscape to read their mail started seeing this 
> > corruption of the *.summary files.  Poking around at the time suggested that 

> Some time ago there was a bug in -current that could cause this (I was getting
> corruption with mutt as well). This has been fixed since then, but I can't
> remeber if 1.5S was buggy or not.

Well I've just tried it with 1.5W and confirmed it still happens.  All you 
have to do is hop between a couple of folders a few times and netscape core 
dumps with a corrupted .summary file for the folder.  Note we see other 
evidence of NFS problems as well - see kern/13436