Re: NFS root: New error messages in latest bk

From: Trond Myklebust (
Date: Mon Feb 10 2003 - 11:57:28 EST

>>>>> " " == Andrew Walrond <> writes:

> Latest bk 2.5; Just booted with NFS root and noticed these new
> error messages in dmesg:

> NFS: server cheating in read reply: count 4096 > recvd 1000
> NFS: giant filename in readdir (len 0xcb2d2053)!

> Anybody know what this means?

It means that the client can only see 1000 out of a promised 4096
bytes. Either the client or the server has a bug. A tcpdump should
sort it out.

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