nginx 0.7.59 open_file_cache and NFS
is at rambler-co.ru
Wed Jun 10 14:51:03 MSD 2009
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 12:24:02PM +0200, andan andan wrote:
> 2009/6/10 Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru>:
> > On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:49:00AM +0200, andan andan wrote:
> >> We have two nginx serving static objects from a shared NFS partition,
> >> and we are using open_file_cache for performance purposes:
> >> With nginx 0.6.x, when the developers uploads files, during a few
> >> seconds (less than 30s) we see this errors in logs:
> >> [alert] 2721#0: *75303 sendfile() failed (116: Stale NFS file handle)
> >> while sending response to client, client: XXX ....
> >> I understand that is a normal behaviour because we are using a open_file_cache.
> >> But, when we upgrade to nginx 0.7.59 the same errors appears
> >> indefinitely (and of course we are sending corrupted objects or
> >> blank), it seems that, open_file_cache_valid is been ignored in new
> >> version.
> >> Any idea, tip or recomendation ?
> >> In other hand, is recomended the use of open_file_cache, until now, we
> >> are very happy with it.
> > What OS do you using on NFS client and server side ?
> Client: RHEL5
> 2.6.18-128.1.10.el5 x86_64
> Server: NAS EMC Celerra NS40
> > How files are uploaded - simple cp or
> > cp file file.temp
> > rm file
> > mv file.temp file
> Normally, they uploads files via scp, but editing a file by hand the
> errors appears on the same way.
This is because it's no atomic method.
On local filesystem you may get mixed content from old and new versions
without any errors.
> > I believe in later case NFS should provide atomic operation.
> Is this related to async/sync mount options ?
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