2008-07-23 23:06:27

by Myklebust, Trond

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Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/8] rpcbind v4 support in net/sunrpc/svc*

On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 18:47 -0400, Chuck Lever wrote:
> Well, Sankar just informed me that the lock recovery bug we discussed
> last week was most likely another problem not related to my IPv6
> changes. Bug found on RHEL 5, and fixed there, needs to go
> upstream... he may have a patch I can apply to my repo so we can
> confirm that NFSv2/v3 lock recovery is not affected by my IPv6-related
> changes.

Yes. I just talked to Sankar about this: apparently he was hitting the
bug that lockd no longer listens on UDP sockets if you are using
NFS-over-TCP. Unfortunately, some servers send statd reboot
notifications on UDP only, and so his client was no longer attempting to
recover locks...


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Trond Myklebust
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