[CentOS] NFS still serving old directory after rename

neubyr neubyr at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:54:11 UTC 2011

Seems like some clients (especially new connections) are mounting the
new dir correctly. Not sure what's the problem though.


On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 9:49 AM, neubyr <neubyr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
> I have renamed a directory on NFS ver 3 server and then created a new
> directory again with the same name.
> # mv dir dir-hosed
> # mkdir dir
> The directory is auto-mounted on client side. I had unmounted
> directories on client side before making above changes. Now when I try
> to mount back 'dir', I still see old files and not new empty dir. Am I
> missing something here in the NFS config? Is it caching old directory
> contents? Any help?
> thanks,
> neuby.

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