Stale NFS handle error triggered when accessing deleted directory or file paths
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 (SLES 11 SP4)
ls: cannot access <deleted_file_or_directory>: Stale NFS file handle
The error is seen after a deletion of a file or directory, usually after some time has passed since the delete event occurred.
If an attempt to access the deleted file/path occurs soon after the the deletion event, then the error may not be seen.
Kernel versions affected: 3.0.101-88.1 > 3.0.101-108.13.1
Patch 13375: kernel version 3.0.101-108.18.1
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- Document ID:7022288
- Creation Date: 08-Nov-2017
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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