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Re: [Shorewall-users] Shorewall 4.5.2.2

From: Tom Eastep <teastep_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Apr 15 2012 - 22:53:37 GMT
To: shorewall-users@lists.sourceforge.net

On 4/15/12 1:59 PM, Ed W wrote:
> On 14/04/2012 21:30, Tom Eastep wrote:
>> Early adopters of 4.5.2.1 have found a couple of serious problems, so
>> I've uploaded 4.5.2.2 which corrects them.
>>
>>
>
> I'm seeing a regression in stale lock handling. If there is a stale
> lock at boot is seems to deadlock forever (which is inconvenient...).
> If I start it via the command line it seems to time out after some large
> number of seconds and continue. Old behaviour (4.5.1.1) was to somehow
> immediately burst the lock if it was stale.

Lock handling hasn't changed in years; so what you are seeing must be a
side effect of something else.

What are your settings for:

        MUTEX_TIMEOUT
        SUBSYSLOCK

What are the contents of your shorewallrc file (normally
/usr/share/shorewall/shorewallrc)?

-Tom
-- Tom Eastep \ When I die, I want to go like my Grandfather who Shoreline, \ died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like Washington, USA \ all of the passengers in his car http://shorewall.net \________________________________________________

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