Re: Record locking through NFS.

Steven N. Hirsch (
Thu, 2 Sep 1999 07:46:25 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Enrique Bernal wrote:

> Hello, all.
> I have a program that uses record locking - fcntl(filedes, F_SETLK, ...) -
> in a file from a NFS server. That worked well in SuSE Linux 6.1 (Kernel
> 2.2.5)
> Recently I have installed SuSE Linux 6.2 (Kernel 2.2.10) in both boxes (NFS
> server and NFS
> client), and I think I have configured them correctly, but my program
> doesnīt manage to lock records in the serverīs file, as did in 6.1.

Another victim of the knfsd morass.. For reliable operation, you really

- Download, build and install HJ Lu's latest utilities package:

- Apply the following patches included with that package to the kernel:


Life should then improve considerably. I've given up trying to understand
why these are not in the base kernel, so don't ask...


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