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Re: [Linux-cluster] Deadlock handling in GFS?



On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 11:23:57PM +0500, renapte vsnl net wrote:
> Can anybody tell me where I can get details about how GFS handles deadlocks?

GFS avoids deadlocks among its own internal glocks by always requesting
them in the same order.  GFS resolves conversion deadlocks with some help
from the lock manager (one of gfs's locks is released temporarily).

Dave


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