Re: [PATCH] NFS: Fix infinite loop in gss_create_upcall()

From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Tue Apr 12 2011 - 14:38:51 EST

On Tue, 2011-04-12 at 20:34 +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> On 04/12/2011 08:31 PM, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> >> Yes, it fixes the problem. But it waits 15s before it times out. This is
> >> inacceptable for automounted NFS dirs.
> >
> > I'm still confused as to why you are hitting it at all. In the normal
> > autonegotiation case, the client should be trying to use AUTH_SYS first
> > and then trying rpcsec_gss if and only if that fails.
> >
> > Are you really exporting a filesystem using AUTH_NULL as the only
> > supported flavour?
> I don't know, I connect to a nfs server which is not maintained by me.
> It looks like that. How can I find out?

A wireshark trace of a successful mount would help.
Trond Myklebust
Linux NFS client maintainer


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