Re: [NFS] Linux 2.2.18 nfs v3 server bug (was: Incompatible: FreeBSD 4.2 client, Linux 2.2.18 nfsv3 server, read-only export)

From: Neil Brown (
Date: Tue Jan 30 2001 - 20:53:42 EST

On Thursday January 25, wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Matthias Andree wrote:
> > This looks better and it makes FreeBSD able to ls the directory, and on
> > touch /mnt/try, I get EROFS on the client, so this is okay; however, the
> > access reply does not include EXECUTE permissions which I find strange,
> > since the client lists this:
> >
> My fault. NFSv3 has a different permission partitioning than local file
> systems have, I did not see that. So Linux does the right
> thing for ACCESS with Neil's patch. Neil, could you submit that patch to
> Alan or bless it for inclusion into 2.2.19(pre)? The FreeBSD people
> could then sleep well again. :-)

I have sent bunch of patches to Alan some weeks ago, but no 2.2.19pre
release has appeared since. When the 2.2.19pre series gets going
again, I will certainly sent this patch, and a few others that I have

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