NFS occassionally gives "permission" denied in the middle of a large transfer

Tillman Hodgson tillman at
Mon Apr 26 11:43:27 PDT 2004

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 01:37:17PM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote:
> The only time I've seen incorrect permission denied messages is when
> mountd is refreshing the exports list.  It's not atomic, so there's a
> small window where the old exports have been deleted but the new ones
> aren't in place yet.

Is there anything in the default weekly cron jobs that would do
something like that on the file server?


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