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Added by M. Mohan Kumar almost 11 years ago

[virto-9p] Implement TLOCK

Synopsis

size[4] TLock tag[2] fid[4] flock[n]
size[4] RLock tag[2] status[1]

Description

Tlock is used to acquire/release byte range posix locks on a file
identified by given fid. The reply contains status of the lock request

flock structure:
type[1] - Type of lock: F_RDLCK, F_WRLCK, F_UNLCK
flags[4] - Flags could be either of
P9_LOCK_FLAGS_BLOCK(1) - Blocked lock request, if there is a
conflicting lock exists, wait for that lock to be released.
P9_LOCK_FLAGS_RECLAIM(2) - Reclaim lock request, used when client is
trying to reclaim a lock after a server restrart (due to crash)
start[8] - Starting offset for lock
length[8] - Number of bytes to lock
If length is 0, lock all bytes starting at the location 'start'
through to the end of file
pid[4] - PID of the process that wants to take lock
client_id[4] - Unique client id
status[1] - Status of the lock request, can be
P9_LOCK_SUCCESS(0), P9_LOCK_BLOCKED(1), P9_LOCK_ERROR(2) or
P9_LOCK_GRACE(3)
P9_LOCK_SUCCESS - Request was successful
P9_LOCK_BLOCKED - A conflicting lock is held by another process
P9_LOCK_ERROR - Error while processing the lock request
P9_LOCK_GRACE - Server is in grace period, it can't accept new lock
requests in this period (except locks with
P9_LOCK_FLAGS_RECLAIM flag set)

Signed-off-by: M. Mohan Kumar <>
Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <>
Signed-off-by: Venkateswararao Jujjuri <>

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