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Bug#375155: linux-image-2.6.16-2-686: 'du' on cifs mount fails randomly with 'No such file or directory'



On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 05:22:04PM -0400, Andrew Moise wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.16-2-686
> Version: 2.6.16-14
> Severity: normal
> 
>   When I use 'du' on a cifs mount of a Windows XP machine, it randomly
> fails to process certain directories.  The directories and files that
> fail to process are different for each run of 'du', as is the size that
> is reported.  This is against a Perforce server that's in active use,
> so it's possible that there's some issue with the directories being
> accessed on the XP machine at the same time they're being 'du'ed.
>   I'm capturing a packet dump of an offending session; there's a bit
> of business-sensitive information in it, unfortunately, but I can clip
> sections out of it and send it to you if you think it'll help.  I'm
> sorry if that makes it more of a PITA to track this down.
>   This also happens with the kernel from sarge (2.6.8-3-k7 version
> 2.6.8-16sarge2).
> 
> Transcript (retyped by hand; stupid buggy Cygwin X server):
> 
> [moise@mole /mnt/defender]$ du --summarize /mnt/defender/depot
> du: `/mnt/defender/depot/rio': No such file or directory
> du: `/mnt/defender/depot/rogersmiscstuff': No such file or directory
> du: `/mnt/defender/depot/rpd1': No such file or directory
> du: `/mnt/defender/depot/tools': No such file or directory
> 13663866	/mnt/defender/depot
> [moise@mole /mnt/defender]$ 

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?

Cheers,
        Moritz



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