[PATCH] cifs: Add information about noserverino

Bernhard Walle bernhard at bwalle.de
Mon Dec 6 08:35:06 MST 2010

Zitat von Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com>:

> I'm still not sure I like this patch however. It potentially means a
> lot of printk spam since these things have no ratelimiting. It also
> doesn't tell me anything about which server might be giving me grief.
> Maybe this should be turned into a cFYI?

Well, if I see it in the kernel log, it doesn't matter if it's info or
something else.

> The bottom line though is that running 32-bit applications that were
> built without -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 on a 64-bit kernel is a very bad
> idea. It would be nice to be able to alert users that things aren't
> working the way they expect, but I'm not sure this is the right place
> to do that.

Well, but there *are* such application (in my case it was Softmaker Office
which is a proprietary word processor) and it's quite nice if you know
how you can workaround it when you encounter such a problem. That's all.


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