Re: nfsd (and lock) changes for 3.2

From: J. Bruce Fields
Date: Thu Oct 27 2011 - 16:34:16 EST

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 08:16:08PM -0700, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> On 10/25/2011 05:19 AM, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > Boaz Harrosh (1):
> > nfsd4: fix failure to end nfsd4 grace period
> >
> Bruce hi.
> As I recall this failure I have experienced in early stages of the
> 3.1-rcX series. I admit that I always run with Benny's pnfs tree,
> but I do not think it is patches that Benny added from the 3.2 set
> I think it is breakage introduced by the 3.1 merge window.
> Therefor I think that this patch must be sent to Stable@ otherwise
> surly 3.1 Kernel users are to hit it. (You can escapee it)

We need to test it, but I think you're probably correct,
6577aac01f00636c16cd583c30bd4dedf18475d5 "nfsd4: fix failure to end
nfsd4 grace period" should have been tagged for stable. Does that also
require any previous patches? (E.g.
48483bf23a568f3ef4cc7ad2c8f1a082f10ad0e7 "nfsd4: simplify recovery dir

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