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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.sbin/rpc.lockd

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 03:39:51PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 10:30:32AM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > If I understood the Isilon presentation during EuroBSDCon 2009 correctly
> > FreeBSD 8.0 has an in-kernel lockd. Porting their code might be
> > an option to achieve that.
> One nice thing about the userland lockd is that if you restart it,
> all the locks are dropped.

Does it really? I have to remove "/var/db/statd.status" to achieve that.

> It's an easy way to clean up locks that have been forgotten by clients ...

We could add a knob to the in-kernel lockd which does that.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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