NFS data corruption listed in 6.1 show stopper

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Mar 19 05:33:42 UTC 2006

On Sun, Mar 19, 2006 at 12:19:04AM -0500, Rong-En Fan wrote:
> Hi,
> We are planning to upgrade a NFS server from 5.x to 6.x. However,
> we found there is a show stopper of 6.1 about NFS data corruption.
> >From the todo page, it says this item is worked in progress. Is this
> has been fixed already or not yet?  From the description, it is found
> by running fsx (in regression/fsx?), can somebody show how to
> reproduce this? We would like to do some tests.

It's not yet fixed.  I'm able to reproduce it by running 3 fsx
instances on a TCP mount; one of them will crash after some time (a
few seconds .. hours).  This problem also exists on 5.x servers.  I'm
not seeing corruption from UDP mounts.

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