Bug 450276 - GFS2: cannot use fifo nodes (named pipes)
GFS2: cannot use fifo nodes (named pipes)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Don Zickus
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Reported: 2008-06-06 08:53 EDT by Darren Lavender
Modified: 2010-10-22 21:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 14:51:41 EST
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Patches merged and ported from upstream (1.71 KB, patch)
2008-06-25 17:18 EDT, Steve Whitehouse
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:0225 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 kernel security and bug fix update 2009-01-20 11:06:24 EST

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Description Darren Lavender 2008-06-06 08:53:28 EDT
GFS2 in RHEL5.x is currently unable to use named pipes, refer to:


This has been resolved in the upstream kernel (see links below).

Please backport this capability in to RHEL5.x.





The above shows:

Linux 2.6.26-rc5

[linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git] / fs / gfs2 / inode.c

2008-05-12 Bob Peterson [GFS2] filesystem consistency error from do_strip

2008-04-10 Josef Bacik [GFS2] fix GFP_KERNEL misuses

2008-03-31 Cyrill Gorcunov [GFS2] possible null pointer dereference fixup

2008-03-31 Denis Cheng [GFS2] re-support special inode

2008-03-31 Denis Cheng [GFS2] remove gfs2_dev_iops    
Comment 1 Steve Whitehouse 2008-06-25 09:06:31 EDT
Bumping the priority, we should have this for 5.3
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-06-25 09:13:40 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
Comment 3 Steve Whitehouse 2008-06-25 17:18:39 EDT
Created attachment 310297 [details]
Patches merged and ported from upstream
Comment 4 Steve Whitehouse 2008-06-25 17:23:13 EDT
ACKs please.
Comment 6 Don Zickus 2008-07-16 11:48:29 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-97.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 9 Chris Ward 2008-11-28 02:14:44 EST
Partners, this bug should be fixed in the latest RHEL 5.3 Snapshot. We believe that you have some interest in its correct functionality, so we're making a friendly request to send us some testing feedback. 

If you have a chance to test it, please share with us your findings. If you have successfully VERIFIED the fix, please add PartnerVerified to the Bugzilla keywords, along with a description of the results. Thanks!
Comment 10 Chris Ward 2008-12-18 05:39:07 EST
~~ Snapshot 6 is out ~~ Partners, please test and let us know if this bug has been fixed. Add PartnerVerified keyword if everything works as expected. For any new issues encountered, CLONE this bug and report the issues in the new bug.
Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 14:51:41 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 therefore 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.


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