Bug 887228

Summary: deadlock in lvmetad
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Marian Csontos <mcsontos>
Component: lvm2Assignee: Petr Rockai <prockai>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Cluster QE <mspqa-list>
Severity: unspecified Docs Contact:
Priority: unspecified    
Version: 6.4CC: agk, cmarthal, dwysocha, heinzm, jbrassow, msnitzer, prajnoha, prockai, thornber, tlavigne, zkabelac
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: Reopened
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Hardware: Unspecified   
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Fixed In Version: lvm2-2.02.98-6.el6 Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
A nested mutex lock could result in a deadlock in lvmetad, leading to a lockup (hang) in LVM commands trying to talk to lvmetad. The nested lock has been removed, avoiding the possibility of a deadlock.
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Last Closed: 2013-02-21 08:15:26 UTC Type: Bug
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Bug Blocks: 895654    
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Description Marian Csontos 2012-12-14 11:35:51 UTC
Created attachment 663522 [details]
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Description of problem:
deadlock in lvmetad

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1. ???
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There were one `lvs -a -o +devices` and few `/sbin/lvm pvscan --cache --activate ay --major %d --minor %d` commands spawned by udev.

Comment 3 Petr Rockai 2012-12-16 23:54:40 UTC
I have (hopefully) fixed the bug in fae1a611d2f907aa23c237b9f84df5089d30f728. A related fix is in 5294a6f77a900493b3e81eb70c1698ec3c4814b8. I would suggest both to be included in 6.4. No special QA treatment is required (the bug is exposed by existing testcases, it just triggers rarely).

Comment 4 Peter Rajnoha 2012-12-17 16:10:17 UTC
The latest scratch build that includes those two patches:

Comment 6 RHEL Program Management 2012-12-17 17:56:42 UTC
Quality Engineering Management has reviewed and declined this request.
You may appeal this decision by reopening this request.

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 08:15:26 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.