Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232466
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:36 EDT
Description of problem:
We run a file server with FC5,which hosts the home dirs of students. The
filesystem is of type xfs and it is exported to many clients (clients are FC5,
FC4,FC3). When users are trying to login to the clients, the clients are
freezing, randomly, with no any reasons. This can also happen while the users
are already login.
Our server and clients, are fully updated, with the latest version of kernel and
Please find also attached a file with some errors produced only once from the
server. I hope this help!!
Please also note that clients are mounting the filesystem through nis maps -
(autofs is running on clients).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 150143 [details]
errors from server
Please also note that we have noticed that lockd service usually "dies" after
running for a while.
Below you will find errors producing by clients¨:
Mar 16 12:59:11 cs4054 kernel: lockd: failed to monitor csfs7
Mar 16 12:59:41 cs4054 kernel: lockd: cannot monitor csfs7
Mar 16 12:59:41 cs4054 kernel: lockd: failed to monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:00:11 cs4054 kernel: lockd: cannot monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:00:11 cs4054 kernel: lockd: failed to monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:00:42 cs4054 kernel: lockd: cannot monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:00:42 cs4054 kernel: lockd: failed to monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:01:12 cs4054 kernel: lockd: cannot monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:01:12 cs4054 kernel: lockd: failed to monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:01:42 cs4054 kernel: lockd: cannot monitor csfs7
Mar 16 13:01:42 cs4054 kernel: lockd: failed to monitor csfs7
cs4054 is the hostname of a client and csfs7 is an alias name for the server
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