Re: [wmii] BUG: Filesystem does not show /client, wmiir does

From: Michael Stapelberg <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 01:33:09 +0100

Hi sqweek,

* [29.01.09 01:23]:
> wmii gives client/ a qid of 2. This is not a problem in itself, but
> for linux's sake v9fs has to convert the qid to an inode number. On
> 32-bit machines, the qid->inode mapping resulted in 2->0. Apparently
> an inode of zero acts as a sentinel, causing readdir to skip the entry
> (if you inspect the dirent struct and nearby memory you can easily
> confirm that client is in the list).
Thanks for your explanation.

> What kernel is this? I reported it awhile back on
>, but I don't remember what version it was against.
> -sqweek
This is kernel, that is latest stable.

Best regards,

Received on Thu Jan 29 2009 - 00:33:09 UTC

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