[Dovecot] I stream read - stale NFS file handle

Jerry gesbbb at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 16 14:08:06 EET 2010

On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 13:44:15 +0200
Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> articulated:

>On Mon, 2010-03-15 at 18:29 -0400, Joe wrote:
>> Mar 15 18:26:02 deliver(boomer at vximultimedia.com): Error: copy: 
>> i_stream_read() failed: Stale NFS file handle
>For some reason your FreeBSD doesn't support what Linux calls "silly
>rename files", i.e. those .nfsXXXXX files that get created when a file
>is unlink()ed but it's still referenced to in memory. I thought FreeBSD
>supported them.. But I remember hearing someone else having the same
>problem. Kind of an annoying problem with no good solutions..

Perhaps someone familiar with the intricacies of FreeBSD could post it
on their mail forum and hopefully receive a response.

gesbbb at yahoo.com


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