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Kewei Chen, Ph.D
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 14:50:10 -0700 (MST)
On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Kewei Chen, Ph.D wrote:
> > When one mount point is in trouble, the df -k command
> > hangs there forever. Is there a way to stop/terminate
> > it?
> > No, control-C does not help.
> > I am running rh7.3, but the mounted disk is from a very old SGI machine,
> > and from a rh6 box, both of them behaved the same. Will the way
> > of mounting make a difference? and how?
> It sounds like you are mounting the disk by NFS? That would be a very
> important detail about this problem. df will try to report NFS mounts
> and if the kernel blocks then you will be stuck in the kernel.
> If so and the NFS server stops responding then that is just the way
> that it is. A long standing problem with NFS mounted filesystems.
> Depending upon many things it is possible that only a reboot will
> clean up from some NFS problems.
> Note that 'df -l' will lists local drives only and avoids hanging on
> the blocked NFS mount.
- None, Kewei Chen, Ph.D, 2003/02/10
- df hangs when there is a bad mount point, Jim Meyering, 2003/02/10
- Re: None, Alfred M. Szmidt, 2003/02/11
- Re: None, Kewei Chen, Ph.D, 2003/02/11
- Re: None, Bob Proulx, 2003/02/11
- Re: None,
Kewei Chen, Ph.D <=
- None, Shmyrev, 2003/02/27