This technote identifies an error, The mounted file system does not support extended attributes, that can occur when running a dir \\view\someviewname when using IBM Rational ClearCase.
Running a dir \\view\someviewname reports an error:
"The mounted file system does not support extended attributes"
This issue has been identified as a product defect under APAR IC63847.
This issue has been seen in Microsoft Windows Windows 7, Vista SP2 and Windows 2008 SP2.
You do not see this behavior when running Windows 2008 Service Pack 1.
Prior to an upgrade to Windows 2008 Service Pack 2, it was possible to get a listing when running a dir of \\view\someviewname for a remote view.
Resolving The Problem
- To workaround the issue, use the mapped MVFS drive or a mapped view drive and run dir.
- Disable DFS
This solution contains information about modifying the system registry. Before making any modifications to the Microsoft Registry Editor, it is strongly recommended that you make a backup of the existing registry. For more information describing how to back up the registry, refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base article 256986
Note: Contact Microsoft for further information about disabling DFS.
You must reboot the machine for this value to take effect.
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29 September 2018