On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 12:36:39AM -0500, Michael Yang wrote: > On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > On Sat, Feb 06, 2010 at 03:35:37PM -0500, Michael Yang wrote: > > ... > > > ls: cannot access .xsession-errors: Stale NFS file handle > > > ls: cannot access .Xauthority: Stale NFS file handle > > ... > > > Anyone can help me with this? > > > > I have no idea but I uually use google on this kind of situation. (At > > least fro short info, there is no simple solution I can present.) > > > > Peple may have had encountered similar and did much more dig in to solve > > this. > > > > Alas, I see many > > > > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-networking-3/stale-nfs-file-handle-error-369219/ > > > > http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/nfs-stale-file-handle-error-and-solution.html > > > > ... > > > > But yor case is on local file... Did you check file permission of > > .xsession-errors and .Xauthority. > > > > Please post "ls -l ~/.xsession-errors ~/.Xauthority" > > > > Osamu > > > > > > > Thanks very much. > > > Michael. > > > > Yes, I did search on google. What is different in my case from those is that > I have no NFS mounting on my system. It happens on my $HOME, which is a > separate partition ext2 system. > > When I list these two files, it outputs: > $ ls -l ~/.xsession-errors ~/.Xauthority > ls: cannot access /home/michael/.xsession-errors: Stale NFS file handle > ls: cannot access /home/michael/.Xauthority: Stale NFS file handle > > I don't have NFS service open on my system. I do have samba, ssh server > open. > > If the files are modified from any remote malicious user (by any chance, > although low possibility), how to fix this two files by any mounting > options? (like edit in /etc/fstab for /home entry). I presume you have tried rebooting. you can use mount to show the mounted fs and have a look at /etc/mtab as well > > Thanks very much. -- Alexander Graham Bell is alive and well in New York, and still waiting for a dial tone.
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