Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 436174
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:02:05 EST
Description of problem:
nfslock seems to be freezing and causing locking to fail. It can't be restarted
and seems to be holding the port open. Only a reboot of the machine has seemed
to fix it.
Steps to reproduce:
We've not been able to force this to happen, it seems to happen between 1 and 3
times a week.
The next time the hang happens, please get a system backtrack
by doing a "echo t > /proc/sysrq-trigger" and then doing
a "dmesg > /tmp/dmesg". That will at least give me a starting
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This problem has basically gone way after a ext3 problem was fixed, true?
I think so, I've seen it maybe once or twice since then. But its not happening many times a week as it was. I'd say go ahead and close the ticket (especially if no one else is seeing the problem) And if something creeps up again I'll re-open it or open a new one.