Bug 171815 - Mountd occassionally crashes
Mountd occassionally crashes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-10-26 15:15 EDT by Ed Friedman
Modified: 2008-03-09 00:19 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: nfs-utils-1.0.7-19.FC5
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Last Closed: 2008-03-09 00:19:09 EST
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Description Ed Friedman 2005-10-26 15:15:45 EDT
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Description of problem:
We export partititions on numerous machines which are mounted via autofs.  Occassionally (once every week or two) rpc.mountd crashes and the remote machines can not mount the exported partititon.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create /etc/exports to export partition
2.Mount it via autofs on other machines
3.Wait weeks until mountd crashes

Actual Results:  mountd is no longer running and partition cannot be mounted

Expected Results:  mountd should not crash

Additional info:

This can be fixed on the machine exporting the partition by issuing the command:  service nfs restart
Upon restart, you see:  Shutting down NFS mountd   [failed]
Everything else says ok.
Comment 1 Ed Friedman 2005-12-01 13:51:07 EST
It appears that nfs-utils-1.0.7-19.FC5 fixes this problem.
Comment 2 Christian Iseli 2007-01-19 19:42:44 EST
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Comment 3 Ed Friedman 2007-01-23 12:00:09 EST
Problem no longer exists on FC6 - bug can be closed.

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