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Re: [Nbd] protocol?

On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 10:23:29PM +0100, Folkert van Heusden wrote:
> > > Is there any documentation describing the protocol available?
> > 
> > <http://grep.be/blog/en/computer/nbd/ethereal_wanted>
> > 
> > The dissector has in the mean time been written, but that blog page
> > contains the most detailed description of the protocol that I ever
> > wrote; perhaps I should adapt this for nbd.sourceforge.net.
> > Note that there has been a minor change to the protocol in the mean
> > time; it currently uses two bits in the 128bytes of zeroes in the
> > handshake to signal readonly-ness of the export to the client.
> Thanks!
> So it hasn't changed since my windows-implementation of the server-part.
> Noticed something odd: if I create an ext2 filesystem on an 10010624
> bytes file, then mount it, then do echo bli > mountpoint/bli ; echo 
> test > mountpoint/test, then umount and fsck -f on that /dev/ndb0-file,
> I get frequently an unattached inode error.

Odd, indeed.

Is that size significant? Have you been able to reproduce it with
different sizes? Have you been able to reproduce it with different block
devices (e.g., a loop device)?

What architecture is this on?

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