Bug 98559 - lsof hangs when a remote NFS filesystem is unavailable
lsof hangs when a remote NFS filesystem is unavailable
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lsof (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2003-07-03 13:54 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-30 04:47:38 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2003-07-03 13:54:33 EDT
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.

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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 04:47:38 EST
Fixed in actual FC4 branch.

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