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Bug 160253

Summary: Hard link count is wrong for /proc: this may be a bug in your filesystem driver.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Fabrizio Bersani <fabrizio>
Component: kernelAssignee: Alexander Viro <aviro>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 4CC: alehman, davej, erik, wtogami
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Description Fabrizio Bersani 2005-06-13 20:48:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
[fabrizio@localhost ~]$ su
Password:
[root@localhost fabrizio]# find / -name amarok-1.3-beta1.tar.bz2
/tmp/amarok-1.3-beta1.tar.bz2
find: WARNING: Hard link count is wrong for /proc: this may be a bug in your filesystem driver.  Automatically turning on find's -noleaf option.  Earlier results may have failed to include directories that should have been searched.
/home/fabrizio/Desktop/amarok-1.3-beta1.tar.bz2


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
findutils-4.2.20-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.download a file from example from http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/amarok/amarok-1.3-beta1.tar.bz2?use_mirror=switch
2. try to locate the directory where it has been downloaded "find / -name amarok-1.3-beta1.tar.bz2"
3. you get the error message: "Hard link count is wrong for /proc: this may be a bug in your filesystem driver. ..."
  

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2005-06-15 10:16:19 UTC
                  /* This is a subdirectory, but the number of directories we
                   * have found now exceeds the number we would expect given
                   * the hard link count on the parent.   This is likely to be
                   * a bug in the filesystem driver (e.g. Linux's
                   * /proc filesystem) or may just be a fact that the OS
                   * doesn't really handle hard links with Unix semantics.
                   * In the latter case, -noleaf should be used routinely.
                   */


Comment 2 Alan Lehman 2005-06-20 04:32:52 UTC
Problem persists in FC4 and occurs with any 'find -name'. -noleaf prevents the
error. Exact message:

find: WARNING: Hard link count is wrong for ./proc: this may be a bug in your
filesystem driver.  Automatically turning on find's -noleaf option.  Earlier
results may have failed to include directories that should have been searched.


Comment 3 Dave Jones 2005-06-27 23:23:45 UTC
Mass update of -test bugs to update version to fc4.
(Please retest on final release, and report results if you have not already done
so).

Thanks.

Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-07-15 21:16:25 UTC
[This comment has been added as a mass update for all FC4 kernel bugs.
 If you have migrated this bug from an FC3 bug today, ignore this comment.]

Please retest your problem with todays 2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 update.

If your problem involved being unable to boot, or some hardware not being
detected correctly, please make sure your /etc/modprobe.conf is correct *BEFORE*
installing any kernel updates.
If in doubt, you can recreate this file using..

mv /etc/sysconfig/hwconf /etc/sysconfig/hwconf.bak
mv /etc/modprobe.conf /etc/modprobe.conf.bak
kudzu


Thank you.


Comment 5 Erik P. Olsen 2005-08-15 13:08:55 UTC
I have got the same problem with kernel 2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 after:
find / *plug* | grep jre

I run x86_64.

Comment 6 Dave Jones 2005-08-15 18:47:50 UTC
Should be fixed in the current kernel in updates-testing. (2.6.12-1.1420_FC4)

Comment 7 Dave Jones 2005-11-10 19:26:25 UTC
2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 has been released as an update for FC4.
Please retest with this update, as a large amount of code has been changed in
this release, which may have fixed your problem.

Thank you.


Comment 8 Andrew Zitnay 2005-11-11 13:14:42 UTC
Fixed for me on 2.6.14-1.1637_FC4smp.

Drew