[Samba] Samba 4.15.3 - inotify and fget_ea_dos_attribute errors

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jan 19 18:11:13 UTC 2022

On Wed, Jan 19, 2022 at 01:42:10PM +0000, Paul Griffith wrote:
>> >
>> >#2 -   fget_ea_dos_attribute: Cannot get attribute from EA on file biopac:
>> Error = Operation not supported
>> Sounds like the filesystem doesn't support EA's, or the kernel doesn't
>> support getting the EA via the sys_proc_fd_path() method.
>> CentOS 7 has an old kernel I believe.
>> To track this down you'll need to add more debugs to identify exactly where
>> the problem lies.
>Hello Jeremy,
>    My home directory is mounted from our NFS fileserver, would that be the cause of the error I am seeing?

Yep. Nailed it in one. I'm guessing this is NFSv3, where
there are no such things as EAs.

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