Bug 491350 - NFS random crash
NFS random crash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-03-20 11:12 EDT by Raph BIOLLUZ
Modified: 2009-06-11 13:58 EDT (History)
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Description Raph BIOLLUZ 2009-03-20 11:12:26 EDT
Description of problem:
A part of NFS is crashing randomly on my Fedora 9 server. this machine runs LDAP for my users to connect their accounts.
Sometimes we can't open documents, clients are freezing. Applications already opened are still working, new ones go on disk waiting in system watch.

in /var/log/messages I saw this :
rpc.statd[1789]: segfault at 7 ip 0035456e sp bfa40f80 error 4 in libc-2.8.so[24b000+163000]

I managed to make the system work again by restarting nfs and nfslock services
[root@ia74-tournette ~]# service nfslock restart
Arrêt du verrouillage de NFS :                             [  OK  ]
Arrêt de NFS statd :                                       [ÉCHOUÉ]
Démarrage de NFS statd :                                   [  OK  ]

NFS statd was dead.

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How reproducible:
nfs/nfslock crashes randomly

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Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 23:37:49 EDT
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Comment 2 Steve Dickson 2009-06-11 10:50:55 EDT
Are seeing this problem with later releases of nfs-utils?
Comment 3 Raph BIOLLUZ 2009-06-11 11:11:13 EDT
No, it seems to me this bug has been fixed in Fedora 10, i don't have this problem anymore, only some lockd crashes, but I can restart nfs without crashing the entire server.

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