On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 05:19:42PM -0500, Jason M. Leonard wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 10:50:01PM +0100, Dominik Epple wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > can anyone please give me some short information (or a pointer to it)
> > > > about the status of file locking over NFS with FreeBSD clients and
> > > > different servers (e.g. FreeBSD, OpenBSD, linux).
> > >
> > > FreeBSD 5 has working NFS locking (rpc.lockd) support.  Linux is
> > > broken and will not interoperate with FreeBSD unless you apply the
> > > patch in PR kern/56461.
> >
> > rpc.lockd support is not entirely stable; see PR bin/61718.
> >
> > I am always able to force the described problem to happen between two
> > 5.2.x machines by using the file locking test from the
> > /usr/ports/mail/procmail installation.  When it asks for additional
> > locations to test file locking, give it a remote NFS destination and watch
> > things break.
>
> Any reason this important test case is not listed in the PR? ;-)

Oops, I assumed (d'oh!) that it was common knowledge.  I also hadn't read
the PR in a while; it looks like a patch was submitted a week ago that
may solve the problem.


:Fuzz
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