Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 441577
symlinks in cluster-managed mount points cause erroneous failures
Last modified: 2009-04-16 16:36:07 EDT
Description of problem:
Incorrect errors or warnings are reported if a mountpoint from cluster.conf has
a symbolic link. This can cause a service failure or restart.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): up to and
How reproducible: 100%
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install rgmanager RPM from 4.2 or later
2. Run symlink-test
Actual results: Warnings or errors.
Expected results: Success.
Created attachment 301702 [details]
Test script which reproduces the problem.
Created attachment 301703 [details]
Fix for behavior
Without the patch, the previous test case will show warnings during the test
phase. With the patch, these warnings go away.
For NFS, the isMounted() function returns an error if the mountpoint is not
what is expected.
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
Created attachment 301885 [details]
Updated test; tests NFS too (make sure you have NFS turned on!)
Created attachment 301887 [details]
Updated test; works on RHEL4 as well
Pushed to RHEL4 git branch
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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