Bug 241902 - Unprivileged users can't create default lockspace
Unprivileged users can't create default lockspace
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Christine Caulfield
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-05-31 11:46 EDT by Christine Caulfield
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0959
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 14:50:33 EST
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Description Christine Caulfield 2007-05-31 11:46:27 EDT
Description of problem:

Only root can create lockspaces, That includes the default lockspace. This is a
regression from RHEL 4

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
5.0

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run one of the DLM tests in dlm/tests/usertest as a non-root user.
  (eg dlmtest)

 
Actual results:
$ ./dlmtest
locking LOCK-NAME EX ...
lock: Operation not permitted


Expected results:
Locking should work, the default lockspace should be created.

Additional info:
There is some library work needed here too.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-06-01 10:24:18 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.
Comment 3 David Teigland 2007-06-08 15:22:26 EDT
patch reposted to rhkernel
http://post-office.corp.redhat.com/archives/rhkernel-list/2007-June/msg01070.html
Comment 4 Don Zickus 2007-06-12 14:42:42 EDT
in 2.6.18-24.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 14:50:33 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2007-0959.html

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