rpc.lockd leaking memory on 6.3
kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 9 20:41:19 UTC 2008
Mark Lastdrager wrote:
> Recently we updated our main NFS server to FreeBSD 6.3. This machine
> serves about 10 netboot clients all running FreeBSD 6.2. Since the
> upgrade we are having some issues with locking. We tried to avoid
> running the lockd daemons at all but most software on the netboot
> clients (Apache, Postfix) refuses to run without it.
> On the 6.3 server rpc.lockd leaks memory, somewhat less than 1 meg per
> hour. This means that every few days we need to restart the daemon. This
> is quite annoying because we need to stop/start rpc.lockd on both the
> server and the clients in a controlled fashion. In most cases also the
> daemons using locking need to be restarted.
> Is this a known issue? I could not find a PR for it. Maybe a workaround?
I havent seen a report of this behaviour.
> I found some recent posts on the -current list about a complete rewrite
> of the locking mechanism, will this be ported to 6-STABLE in the future?
Almost certainly not.
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