Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 103179
NFS client has empty dirs
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:57 EST
On ppc64 (411) and ia64 (382) directories sometimes appear to be empty even when
they are not. Touching a file inside the 'empty' directory makes the full
What are the steps to reproduce this problem....
Run a complete beehive installation?
I haven't the foggiest.
The basic set of operations that causes the path to come into existence are:
1. Populate directory while it is at a different path
2. Move parent directory to a new location.
mkdir -p /tmp/foo/ppc64 # On the NFS server box
# On an NFS client box, not necessarily the one where the problem shows up
echo blah > /tmp/foo/ppc64/dummy.txt
mv /tmp/foo /tmp/blah # On the NFS server box
ls /tmp/blah/ppc64 # On the NFS client box in question, should show files but doesn't
There is nfs.o on cur81 in /tmp that I would you to try....
Since I not heard about this happen in later releases,
I'm going to assume its fixed. Please reopen if this
is not the case....