[linux-cifs] Re: DFS referrals support ?

On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 3:35 AM, Franck Eyraud
> Hi Bob,
> Thank you for your answer.
> Yes, upgrading the kernel can be an option for us, I just wanted to be sure
> it was worth trying.
> I could not find back the bug you mention, to understand how old it is and
> if it is supposed to be inserted in the kernels we use.
> However, I'm not sure this connection issue between two servers is our
> problem since :
> 1/ we get the problem even when a DFS links goes to the same IP as the
> mounted share
> 2/ we do not get problem when fetching a DFS link to the top level of a
> share which is on a different IP (i.e mounting another filer works well)
> I'll try anyway to upgrade the kernel and test, since you confirmed that
> this is supposed to work.

What did you find out about behavior of a more current kernel?

(given that your kernel was more than 5 years old, there is
a good chance that the behavior has improved in more
recent kernels)



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