Bug#617364: linux-2.6: lseek() over NFS is returning an incorrect file length under some, circumstances
On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 02:30:32PM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Severity: important
> Tags: patch
> Due to a NFS attribute revalidation problem it might happen that
> lseek(fd, 0, SEEK_END) returns a stale file size.
> Please see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=672981 and
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2011-01/msg02611.php for
> details. It would be appreciated if the bug could be fixed in the next
> point-releases for Lenny and Squeeze.
> Thanks and cheers,
The ideal way to get this fixed in Squeeze is to get the patches
merged into the 2.6.32 long term kernel, on which Squeeze is based.
Could you check back with Joe Conway and ask for commits IDs of the
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