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Re: [Cluster-devel] Problems with [PATCH] dlm_controld: fix plock dev_write no op




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fabio M. Di Nitto [mailto:fdinitto redhat com]
> Sent: Donnerstag, 25. August 2011 10:52
> To: Dietmar Maurer
> Cc: cluster-devel redhat com
> Subject: Re: [Cluster-devel] Problems with [PATCH] dlm_controld: fix plock
> dev_write no op
> 
> On 8/25/2011 10:42 AM, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
> >>> Are there known bugs with 131.6.1.el6 (rhel6.2 is still beta)?
> >>
> >> I am not sure I understand the question... kernel is kind of big and
> >> a query in bugzilla.redhat.com will answer your question too :)
> >
> > You suggested to use another kernel, so I thought you are aware of a specific
> bug related to old dlm_plock.c as used in  131.6.1.el6?
> 
> The new kernel has a plock fix that the old one does not have. Unless you are
> using posix locks, it doesn´t affect you.
> 
> You need a new kernel to build the userland counterpart without workaround.

Seems I can just cherry pick the fix from:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-3.0.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=901025d2f3194b4868980c8ba80df4cc0aa1282c

So far that seems to work.

- Dietmar



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