Createing files fails with stale NFS handle message when trying to create files
using nautilus and from terminal.
Tested using client 3.4.0, 4.0.0, 4.0.0post, problem is consistent between the different client versions.
win osx sol lin64 lin32
Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 X X o o o
SLED 11 Sp2 x86_64 X X - o o
Fedora 17 x86_64 o o - o -
RHEL 5 / 6 o o - o -
Ubuntu 13.04 i686 o - - - -
X = Fail, o = Works, - = Not testted
Server side mount.nfs (nfs-common / nfs-utils):
Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 - v1.2.5
SLED 11 Sp2 x86_64 - v1.2.3
Fedora 17 x86_64 - v1.2.6
RHEL 5 x86_64 - v1.0.9
RHEL 6 x86_64 - v1.1.5
This bug was discovered while testing #2180.
We should take a look at the patches in http://sourceforge.net/p/unfs3/bugs/5/ - one looks like it could solve at least one stale NFS handle problem.
We haven't seen this issue in ages. Assuming it got fixed along the way.