Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 241902
Unprivileged users can't create default lockspace
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:44 EST
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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run one of the DLM tests in dlm/tests/usertest as a non-root user.
locking LOCK-NAME EX ...
lock: Operation not permitted
Locking should work, the default lockspace should be created.
There is some library work needed here too.
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
patch reposted to rhkernel
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
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
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