Bug 98559 - lsof hangs when a remote NFS filesystem is unavailable
Summary: lsof hangs when a remote NFS filesystem is unavailable
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lsof
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karel Zak
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-07-03 17:54 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-03-30 09:47:38 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2003-07-03 17:54:33 UTC
Description of problem:
When a remote NFS file system is unavailable, lsof will hang, making it 
impossible to see which programs are attempting to access the remote 
file system.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.mount a remote file system using NFS options rw,bg,hard,intr
2.start a program which accesses the remote file system
3.stop the remote server
4.use lsof to see whi has the NFS file open

Actual results:
lsof should show who has the file system open

Expected results:
lsof hangs

Additional info:

Comment 1 Karel Zak 2005-03-30 09:47:38 UTC
Fixed in actual FC4 branch.

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