Re: nfs_refresh_inode: inode number mismatch

From: Russell King (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 16:59:37 EST

Scott A McConnell writes:
> I am running RedHat Linux version 2.2.16-3 on my PC and Hardhat Linux
> version 2.4.0-test5 on my MIPS board. Any thoughts or suggestions?
> I saw a discussion start on the ARM list along these lines but I never
> saw a solution.

The problem is partly caused by the NFS server indefinitely caching NFS
request XIDs to responses, and the NFS client not having a way to generate
a random initial XID. (thus, for each reboot, it starts at the same XID

Upgrade your NFS server to kernel 2.2.18, and don't reboot more than once
in a 2 minute window.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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