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Old 07-16-2012, 02:30 PM   #1
mannmaniyar
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Any command on one directory under / hangs.


Hi,

When I try to access directory /backup it just get hangs. when I perform any command ls, lsof, cd, rm.

The directory was temporary mount point of NFS share. NFS share was unavailable for some time and after that I am facing this issue.

Kindly suggest what might me the reason and any work around to solve the issue.

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Old 07-16-2012, 04:26 PM   #2
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well the reason would be it's trying to hit the NFS server.

try a "umount -l /backup" for a "lazy" umount.
 
Old 07-16-2012, 06:04 PM   #3
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umount and mount the dir again.

umount /backup

mount -t nfs nfsserver:/path/to/share /backup
 
Old 07-16-2012, 06:07 PM   #4
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well the reason would be it's trying to hit the NFS server.

try a "umount -l /backup" for a "lazy" umount.
I often have to do a "umount -fl" in these situations, but yes that's the approach I would take as well.
 
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Old 07-16-2012, 09:33 PM   #5
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Hi All,

Thanks for the replies. I used
Quote:
umount -fl /backup
and it worked.

Best Wishes,
Mann.
 
  


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