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Old 02-26-2005, 02:39 AM   #1
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Can't create files bigger than 0 bytes

Here's a really weird one. I have a folder mounted via nfs. On my wife's machine (the machine that hosts the folder), the folder is called /media. On my machine it is called /multimedia. Anyway, if I go to write a file to this folder, it will create the file, but then cancel out whatever operation that is wanting to write to it (ripping a song off a CD, saving images from the net, etc...) Anyway, the result is that I get a file that is 0 bytes long. Now here's the really trippy thing, if the file is there (that is the 0 byte file) I can overwrite it with whatever I wanted to save to it. Thus I get the image or song on that'd way. Any ideas on what can be causing this bizare behavior?
Old 03-01-2005, 09:04 PM   #2
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What NFS version? And does it show 0 bytes in size on both the server and client? How are you mounting this NFS share?


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