posix locking on OCFS2

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Sat Nov 22 15:57:46 MST 2014

On 22/11/14 23:03, David Disseldorp wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:47:54 +0100, Ralph Böhme wrote:
>>> Unfortunately, POSIX file locks, also known as lockf(3) or fcntl(2) locks
>>> are not yet supported in a cluster manner. We hope to have that ready in an
>>> upcoming version of Ocfs2.
>> possibly a documentation bug? Few lines below it states:
> Yes, the documentation is just out of date. OCFS2 (alongside DLM)
> supports cluster coherent POSIX locks, which can be tested via the
> ping_pong tool provided with ctdb.
> I've reverted the erroneous Wiki update. FWIW, Jim documented this
> back in 2011 with:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php?title=CTDB_Setup&diff=6046&oldid=5652
> Cheers, David

The fact remains, that ctdb will not start if the lock is on shared 
ocfs2 storage. Please leave the wiki as it is, with this fact intact.

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