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From: Trond Myklebust <>
To: Frans Pop <>
Subject: Re: [regression] nfs4: 30 second delay during umount of remote fs on system shutdown
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 20:55:16 -0800	[thread overview]
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On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 02:03 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Thursday 28 February 2008, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 18:29 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > > I have verified that portmap is also not running during
> > > with 2.6.24, so apparently there has been a change in the kernel that
> > > has made umount look for portmap and cause the 30 second delay if it is
> > > not running.
> >
> > You are probably seeing the effect of lockd going down: it always
> > attempts to unregister from the portmapper (and no, this is _not_ new
> > behaviour).
> It is _very much_ new behavior because as soon as I boot (and shut down) 
> with a 2.6.24 kernel the problem completely disappears. Userland is *100% 
> identical* between my tests.

The "new behaviour" is that we fixed a bug whereby the lockd code was
failing to flush signals before attempting the rpc unregister. The sad
fact is that userland appears to have been 100% broken for some time.
The difference is that it was able to get away with it earlier...

> > If debian is killing the portmapper while lockd is still up, then that
> > is a definite debian bug...
> I have no idea about that. AFAICT lockd is not even running (at least, 
> there's no process named lockd, even when the system is running normally.
> Isn't lockd an nfs3 thing? I'm using nfs4 here.

NFSv4 has a delegation recall server to kill. Same difference...


      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29  4:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-28 17:29 Frans Pop
2008-02-28 21:46 ` Trond Myklebust
2008-02-29  1:03   ` Frans Pop
2008-02-29  1:09     ` Jeff Layton
2008-02-29  4:55     ` Trond Myklebust [this message]

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