rsync and locking
mbp at samba.org
Fri Nov 8 19:01:02 EST 2002
On 8 Nov 2002, Zas <rsync at norz.org> wrote:
> I got an issue with rsync and (fcntl) locked files.
> When rsync tries to sync a file that is opened and locked by another
> process (that use fcntl write lock), it ends up in Disk Sleep.
> Then i need to reboot to remove that dead processes (let me now if
> there's another solution).
Can you please see if you can attach strace to find out what it's
tryig to do?
Advisory locks should not cause a program to hang in 'D'. Are you
sure you're not using mandatory locks?
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