level2 kernel oplocks?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sat Apr 4 08:17:47 GMT 2009

On Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 12:15:54PM -0700, Steven Danneman wrote:
> A Level II oplock is only contended by a write or byte-range lock
> request.  In the case you described, where an open operation contended
> an existing client's Exclusive oplock, process A would downgrade its
> client to a Level II oplock.  The access mask of the open request is
> ignored when deciding how to break oplocks.

Ah, good point, thanks :-)

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