Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 223806
NFSv4 rpciod waiting on sync task! kernel 2.6.9-42
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:55 EST
NFSv4, often client crash one at three times per day and
I see this error in log "rpciod waiting on sync task!",
It's not a really crash, but it's similar, because the user can't do nothing
and other users can't login to the station, but root can if Ctrl C is pushed at
login. lsof doesn't work and tcpdump show nothing bad.
I see a similar problem on bugzilla and Steve Dickson said that it will be
fixed in the upcoming release of RHEL4.
But I can't go to the bug
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
We are using NFSv4 on RedHat 4 Enterprise kernel 2.6.9-42
All clients and servers run on kernel 2.6.9-42, but servers and clusters are 64-
I can reproduce the bug with the software subversion on a CVS folder.
Is it a problem with socket ?
Is it a problem with open lock file on NFS ?
I'm seeing the same thing. kernel 2.6.9-42.0.8. NFSv4 server and clients are
64-bit. And I can't go to that bug, either. Sure wish there were at least a
Oh yeah, the rpciod process on the client is in state "D". Is there a known bug
where this process gets deadlocked?
I believe I have a patch going into 4.6 that should fix this problem. If you
have a non-critical place to do so, please test the kernels on my people page
and let me know if they resolve the issue:
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228292 ***