Bug#624507: Fwd: also exists in Fedora, explanation

Daniel Pocock daniel at pocock.com.au
Sun Nov 25 21:36:00 UTC 2012

On 25/11/12 16:16, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le dimanche 21 octobre 2012 à 21:34 +0200, Daniel Pocock a écrit : 
>> I am raising the severity to `serious' because this hammers the NFS
>> fileserver and causes severe performance degradation for users logged in
>> with NFS home directories.
>> Similar issue reported in Fedora, unfixed there too apparently:
>>    https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561904
>> The explanation at the bottom suggests that it is caused by multiple
>> processes accessing the redo log concurrently, particularly if there are
>> multiple NFS clients logged in as the same user presumably.
> This looks like a very serious design issue with gvfs indeed.
> Has this been forwarded to bugzilla.gnome.org or discussed on upstream
> mailing lists somewhere?

I have only reported it in Debian BTS.  I haven't had time to
investigate the issue more thoroughly, although I did verify that it
appears the same (e.g. monitoring NFS client stats, killing other
processes, and then killing this process to verify the NFS behavior
returns to a normal level)

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