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Re: [suse-security] Bug in nfsd from kernel 2.6.16.21-0.13



> Hello,
> 
> I discovered a bug in the nfs daemon delivered with the kernel update to
> kernel 2.6.16.21-0.13.
> 
> When accessing a large amount of files over an nfs export from a machine
> with SuSE 10.1 and kernel 2.6.16.21-0.13, stale NFS handles occur. After
> a short period (3-5s) the files are accessible again. "grep -R hello" *
> triggers the bug for example.
> 
> My configuration:
> SuSE 10.1 with kernel 2.6.16.21-0.13, NFS export of an XFS filesystem
> mounted on different clients with autofs (UDP and TCP).
> 
> Degrading back the kernel to 2.6.16.13-4 and all works fine again.

I opened a bug for this now, but you could have done yourself.
I have cced Marco in the report.

Ciao, Marcus

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