NFS transfers failing with RPC error 88 (ENOTSOCK)

  • 7010007
  • 13-Jan-2012
  • 14-Jan-2013


SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1


During NFSv4 client writes, those NFS transfers are failing with errno 88 (ENOTSOCK) errors.

If the NFSv4 client sends a request before connecting, or the old connection was broken/closed, ENOTSOCK will be returned, but the rpc client can't deal with ENOTSOCK and the write will fail.


A patch to translate ENOTSOCK to ENOTCONN was included in the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1 kernel update

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