#StackBounty: #cifs #smb linux – smb/cifs Stale cp: cannot open 'file.JPG' for reading: Stale file handle

Bounty: 100

I’ve got the following entry in my /etc/fstab:

//fritz.box/fritz.nas /mnt/smb/fritz.nas cifs   user,cache=loose,nohandlecache,username=name,workgroup=WORKGROUP,password=pwd,vers=3.0         0      0

mounting works perfectly fine, but when I want to copy a file from the server to my local machine, I get the following error:

cp: cannot open 'file.JPG' for reading: Stale file handle

or if I use rsync:

rsync: [sender] send_files failed to open "path/to/file.JPG": Stale file handle (116)
        937.29K 100%  915.32MB/s    0:00:00 (xfr#1, to-chk=0/1)

sent 88 bytes  received 35 bytes  246.00 bytes/sec
total size is 937.29K  speedup is 7,803.09
rsync error: some files/attrs were not transferred (see previous errors) (code 23) at main.c(1330) [sender=v3.2.3]

If I set the smb version to 1 the error is gone (which I’d like to avoid due to known security issues).

I already tried changing some things with the caching (since https://forums.unraid.net/topic/86707-cifs-smb-stale-file-handle/ indicates that this is causing the issue), but is isn’t working. (already tried cache=none in the fstab)

Any ideas what might be causing this (maybe it isn’t the caching) or what I’m doing wrong when trying to turn off the caching?


Get this bounty!!!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.