[nfsv4] parallel LAYOUTGETs using open stateid

Fred Isaman <iisaman@citi.umich.edu> Thu, 07 October 2010 13:20 UTC

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Subject: [nfsv4] parallel LAYOUTGETs using open stateid
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This question came up as I was going through our layout stateid code.

Can the client send multiple LAYOUTGETs in parallel before getting a
layoutstateid by using an open stateid?
If so, what is the server response?  The spec is not clear, but I
would assume it would do one of:
a) returning an error (what error?) on all but the first LAYOUTGET it sees
b) matching the openstateid to the layoutstateid it has already given
out and sending a reply with that stateid and a bumped seqid

Fred