Poor NFS performance from an application using flock(2) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 when compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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Issue

  • flock(2) over NFS is slower on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 when compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5).
  • NFS file share mounted by NFS client.
  • Application using flock(2) system call.

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