Subject: Re: xclock stuck in genput over NFS
To: Gary Duzan <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2003 13:23:09
In message <>, Gary Duzan writes:
>In Message <> ,
>   Gary Duzan <> 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,