Subject: Re: nfsd on i386 current hangs in vnlock
To: Bruce O'Neel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2005 08:43:28
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On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 12:29:15PM +0000, Bruce O'Neel wrote:
> Is there some way to see which lock nfsd wishes and then see who hold it?
> Or do I misunderstand the level that locks are held on?
You understand correctly. Unfortunately we do not have a tool to determine=
what holds the lock nfsd wants.
There are tricks you can play in gdb, but that requires a kgdb setup.
> I played some more last night after I came home, and, once again,=20
> all nfsd processes were in vnlock again. From the log messages it seemed
> that everything had been frozen for over 2 hrs.
Hmmm.... Sounds like something else may be wrong. Any hardware issue=20
> The only other thing running was a make in the pkgsrc/misc/openoffice.
> This was on a different disk, under a different user, then all of the nfs
> traffic. I killed the make of openoffice and nothing seemed to unfreeze.
> I rebooted and did not start the build of openoffice and everything seemed
> fine this morning after about 9 hrs or so.
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