Re: [NFS] Re: [NFS client] NFS locks not released on abnormal process termination
From: Philippe Troin (phil_at_fifi.org)
To: "Chris Croswhite" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 09 Dec 2003 11:26:48 -0800
"Chris Croswhite" <email@example.com> writes:
> What patches are you refering to?
The one in <firstname.lastname@example.org> named
Here a link to MARC, since the sourceforge mailing list web page
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philippe Troin [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tue 09-Dec-03 10:46
> To: Trond Myklebust
> Cc: Kenny Simpson; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: [NFS] Re: [NFS client] NFS locks not released on abnormal process termination
> Trond Myklebust <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > >>>>> " " == Philippe Troin <email@example.com> writes:
> > > From my reading of the patch, it supersedes the old patch, and
> > > is only
> > > necessary on the client. Is also does not compile :-)
> > Yeah, I admit I didn't test it out...
> > > Here's an updated patch which does compile.
> > Thanks.
> > > I am still running tests, but so far it looks good (that is all
> > > locks are freed when a process with locks running on a NFS
> > > client is killed).
> > Good...
> I've ran test overnight on four boxen, and no locks were lost.
> I guess you can send this patch to Marcello now.
> I've tested with the enclosed program.
> > There are still 2 other issues with the generic POSIX locking code.
> > Both issues have to do with CLONE_VM and have been raised on
> > linux-kernel & linux-fsdevel. Unfortunately they met with no response,
> > so I'm unable to pursue...
> Can we help? Pointers?
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