NFS stale file handle and not using NFS
I did a backup of the ssd on my eeepc using the following command from a Linux Mint on a USB key :
dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/media/disk/eeepc_save/SYSTEM/system.bck
(/media/disk in an external USB disk)
I deleted the ext2 partition using GPartEd on live USB key and created it back.
I rebooted Linux Mint and restored the filesystem using the opposite command :
dd if=/media/disk/eeepc_save/SYSTEM/system.bck of=/dev/sda1
I mounted /dev/sda1 and when I "ls" the root directory, I get several "NFS stale file handle" messages concerning directories (/dev and other).
I tried "e2fsck -y", had a bundle of corrections that resulted in the deletion of the directories.
I don't use NFS.
I did the same for the user filesystem and had no problem (it's an ext3 partition)
The two filesystems are the ones that came with the original Xandros installed on my eeepc and that were mounted with union-fs.
This is not a serious issue as this was only a test but I'd like to understand.
Any help greatly appreciated.