Subject: Re: xclock stuck in genput over NFS
To: Gary Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 10/04/2003 13:23:09
In message <200310041629.h94GTu621518@wheel.duzan.org>, Gary Duzan writes:
>In Message <200310041624.h94GOrbk000330@capo.xnet.duzan.org> ,
> Gary Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>=> With a kernel from this morning, every time I try to start up
>=>xclock it gets stuck in genput (as seen from "ps axl"), and afterwards
>=>any other access to the NFS mount which holds my home directory
>=>gets stuck in vnlock. If I don't start xclock, things seem ok. I tried
>=>attaching to xclock with gdb but didn't get a valid stack. Recompiling
>=>xclock didn't help either.
> Quick update: xv hangs, too.
I'm running a kernel from last night's source code, and I'm not seeing
any such problems. Not that I've tested exhaustively, but both xclock
and xv work just fine.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb