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Re: [Cluster-devel] [PATCH] dlm: Don't delete misc device if lockspace removal fails



Hi,

Now in the GFS2 -nmw git tree. Thanks,

Steve.

On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 09:23 +0000, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> Currently if the lockspace removal fails the misc device associated with a
> lockspace is left deleted. After that there is no way to access the orphaned
> lockspace from userland.
> 
> This patch recreates the misc device if th dlm_release_lockspace fails. I
> believe this is better than attempting to remove the lockspace first because
> that leaves an unattached device lying around. The potential gap in which there
> is no access to the lockspace between removing the misc device and recreating it
> is acceptable ... after all the application is trying to remove it, and only new
> users of the lockspace will be affected.
> 
> Signed-Off-By: Patrick Caulfield <pcaulfie redhat com>


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