From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Thu 18 May 2000 - 18:19:25 IST
On Thu, May 18, 2000 at 06:12:02PM +0100, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> > You have to stop the program that has the filehandles open. That's what
> > the problem is.
> well nfs is stateless. there's no concept of a filehandle being allocated
> to a session/process.
Er, but the application open()s a file on an NFS filesystem. If the NFS
filesystem is trashed, and the kernel knows it (as in, if the file on the
NFS file in question is deleted or moved), then it'll return a "state NFS
-- "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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