Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 83779
Nautilus makes stale NFS folders on VFAT partition
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:03:20 EST
Description of problem:
I have a local VFAT partition mounted to /sdat. If, in nautilus, I'm in the folder:
and if I make a new folder underneath with file->new folder called "tmp", then I
will see the folder in nautilus. Then if I go to a terminal and type:
cp .bashrc /sdat/pix/030208_miscTokyo/tmp
I get the message:
cp: cannot create regular file `/sdat/pix/030208_miscTokyo/tmp/.bashrc': Stale
NFS file handle
However, I don't have this problem if I make the directory with:
Also, nautilus does a folder making problem if I make a folder in my ext3 partition.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Totally crazy. There shouldn't be any NFS involved here at all.
I have also seen this problem under Red Hat 8.0. I have a dual-boot laptop with
a FAT32 partition shared by Win2k and RH8.0. With the kernel installed
originally with RH8, I never saw this problem once no matter how much I did.
After running up2date I began to see this exact problem. It's very strange. I
have not tried different update kernels for 8.0 to see where the problem began.
I have not looked at any source code to see what might be going on. But this
is a very real bug.
Actually, it's possible that this isn't the kernel. I ran up2date on the laptop
for the first time roughly a week ago. With original 8.0 packages I did not see
this. After running up2date and updating EVERYTHING it suggested, I now see
This problem and Bugzilla entry 79842 are most likely one and the same.
Yeah. They look like the same. And it's highly likely that this is a kernel
issue (since the other bug reproduced with shell commands), so i'm marking this
as a duplicate.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 79842 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.