Copy files to NFS directory loose time stamps
paul at permanentmail.com
Thu Mar 2 18:01:52 UTC 2006
On Mon, 27 Feb 2006 08:29:32 -0700, Paul Dickson wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Feb 2006 19:08:10 -0700, Paul Dickson wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 Feb 2006 08:18:07 +1030, n0dalus wrote:
> > > On 2/26/06, Paul Dickson <paul at permanentmail.com> wrote:
> > > > If I do a "cp -a" to a NFS volume, the resulting files have the current
> > > > time stamp. Do I need to change my mount options or is this a kernel bug?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Are you able to `touch` the files on the volume? (eg `touch -r file
> > > /copy/of/file/on/nfs` ).
> > "mv" has the same problem.
> > I can copy the timestamps with touch: touch -r old <nfs>/new
> I filed a bugreport:
> It includes an attachment of an ethereal dump of the network traffic.
> The timestamp is transfered (mtime) and acknowledged. Bother client and
> server are running the same kernel version, 1977_FC5 (although server was
> initially running 1955_FC5).
Installing kernel-2.6.15-1.2008_FC5 on the client side resolves the
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