Bug 439095 - NFSv4: wait for CLOSE to return before trying to remove
Summary: NFSv4: wait for CLOSE to return before trying to remove
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-26 22:36 UTC by chris vogan
Modified: 2008-05-19 21:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-19 21:54:20 UTC
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Red Hat Bugzilla 439093 None None None Never

Description chris vogan 2008-03-26 22:36:53 UTC
Description of problem:
NFSv4 issue with RHEL5 system. 
Problem also is seen on Fedora 7 and 8 systems.
NFSv4 client does not wait for the Close call to return before issuing a remove
request.  The result is the file is renamed to .nfsxxxxxx before being removed.
In a simple test program the close function was issued before the remove.  In a
network trace you can see the close call, but the nfsv4 client sent a rename
before the close call had a chance to return.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kernel level: 2.6.18-53.1.14.el5

How reproducible:
Simple C program:
Open fd
Stat fd
Close fd
Remove fd

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Mount NFSv4 share
2.Run test program to open,stat,close,remove file to mount point.
3.Unmount NFSv4 share
Actual results:
The file was not removed. It was renamed then removed after the test program
completed. Network trace showed these results.
> CALL LOOKUP <- rename to replace remove

Expected results:

Additional info:

There is a fix for this problem by University of Michigan CITI NFSv4 team.
See Bugzilla: http://bugzilla.linux-nfs.org/show_bug.cgi?id=150

Comment 1 Dave Jones 2008-03-26 22:57:56 UTC
I just added that patch to CVS, it'll be in the next F7 build

The latest F8 kernel should already have that patch, and should be fixed.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-03-28 15:31:52 UTC
kernel- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7

Comment 3 chris vogan 2008-03-28 19:34:02 UTC
Can you tell me the Fedora 8 kernel level that has this fix.  I thought my F8
system was up2date. 

Comment 4 Chuck Ebbert 2008-04-01 04:04:01 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> Can you tell me the Fedora 8 kernel level that has this fix.  I thought my F8
> system was up2date. 

F8 is at kernel 2.6.24 which already has this fix.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-04-01 21:36:01 UTC
kernel- has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update kernel'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F7/FEDORA-2008-2850

Comment 6 chris vogan 2008-04-03 05:06:19 UTC
I applied Test-kernel "kernel-".
I re-ran my tests and I could not reproduce the problem. seen with prior F7 kernels.
I am going to re-verify F8 does not have an issue with the silly rename.

When do you think EL5 will see this fix? I have bug 439093 open for the same issue .

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Comment 8 chris vogan 2008-05-17 22:11:43 UTC
This issue has been resolved. Thanks you.

Comment 9 Peter van Egdom 2008-05-19 21:54:20 UTC
Thank you for reporting back. Closing bug as per comment #8.

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