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Code: vickey@vickey-laptop:/$ ls -l ls: cannot access vada: Stale NFS file handle total 84 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-06-03 14:23 bin drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2009-06-03 14:24 boot ...
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  1. #1
    Linux User vickey_20's Avatar
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    Help removing a stale nfs mount point


    Code:
    vickey@vickey-laptop:/$ ls -l
    ls: cannot access vada: Stale NFS file handle
    total 84
    drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4096 2009-06-03 14:23 bin
    drwxr-xr-x   3 root root  4096 2009-06-03 14:24 boot
    lrwxrwxrwx   1 root root    11 2009-05-25 02:46 cdrom -> media/cdrom
    drwxr-xr-x  14 root root 14300 2009-06-13 13:18 dev
    drwxr-xr-x 136 root root 12288 2009-06-13 13:53 etc
    drwxr-xr-x   5 root root  4096 2009-06-08 03:11 home
    lrwxrwxrwx   1 root root    32 2009-05-29 22:08 initrd.img -> boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic
    drwxr-xr-x  16 root root  4096 2009-06-03 14:23 lib
    drwx------   2 root root 16384 2009-05-25 02:46 lost+found
    drwxr-xr-x   4 root root  4096 2009-06-13 13:18 media
    drwxr-xr-x   3 root root  4096 2009-06-12 14:05 mnt
    drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4096 2008-10-30 04:23 opt
    dr-xr-xr-x 158 root root     0 2009-06-13 13:18 proc
    drwxr-xr-x  16 root root  4096 2009-06-13 12:05 root
    drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4096 2009-06-13 10:10 sbin
    drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4096 2008-10-30 04:23 srv
    drwxr-xr-x  12 root root     0 2009-06-13 13:18 sys
    drwxrwxrwt  14 root root  4096 2009-06-13 13:24 tmp
    drwxr-xr-x  13 root root  4096 2009-05-29 22:25 usr
    d?????????   ? ?    ?        ?                ? vada
    drwxr-xr-x  15 root root  4096 2008-10-30 04:42 var
    drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4096 2009-06-13 10:21 vava
    lrwxrwxrwx   1 root root    29 2009-05-29 22:08 vmlinuz -> boot-2.6.27-7-generic
    vickey@vickey-laptop:/$ rm -fr vada
    rm: cannot remove `vada': Stale NFS file handle
     vickey@vickey-laptop:/$ chmod 700 vada
    chmod: cannot access `vada': Stale NFS file handle
    vickey@vickey-laptop:/$ rm -r vada
    rm: cannot remove `vada': Stale NFS file handle
    I m unable to remove this stale access point 'vada' from my pc
    Only if I could understand the man pages
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    OS: RHEL4,5 ,RH 9,Ubuntu

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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    If that was where your nfs directory was mounted, try umount vada
    "I used to be with it, then they changed what it was.
    Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
    It'll happen to you too."

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