Bug 871024

Summary: File locking does not work on a NFS mounted filesystem
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Ondrej Valousek <ondrejv>
Component: kernelAssignee: nfs-maint
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 17CC: gansalmon, itamar, jonathan, kernel-maint, madhu.chinakonda
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Description Ondrej Valousek 2012-10-29 08:28:50 EDT
Created attachment 634984 [details]
dorado strace output

File locking does not work on a NFSv4 mounted share.
I have 3 systems:
1. dorado - running RHEL6
2. draco - a VM running RHEL6 (same kernel as dorado).
3. dorado3 - running F17

Same command gives a different output on all of them:
1. dorado:
[ondrejv@dorado ~]$ flock -x /home/ondrejv/message -c 'date'
Mon Oct 29 13:20:58 CET 2012
2. draco:
[ondrejv@draco ~]$ flock -x /home/ondrejv/message -c "date"
flock: message.txt: Input/output error
3. dorado3:
[ondrejv@dorado3 ~]$ flock -x /home/ondrejv/message -c 'date'
flock: /home/ondrejv/message: Bad file descriptor

Note that my home directory (/home/ondrejv) is the same on all 3 systems (mounted NetApp share). Also, SELinux is disabled on all three systems.

Strace of all three commands is attached.
Comment 1 Ondrej Valousek 2012-10-29 08:30:08 EDT
Created attachment 634985 [details]
draco strace output
Comment 2 Ondrej Valousek 2012-10-29 08:32:57 EDT
Created attachment 634987 [details]
dorado3 strace output
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