NFS: freeze during copy

rvenne at dental-on-line.fr rvenne at dental-on-line.fr
Wed Sep 27 02:11:20 PDT 2006


rvenne at dental-on-line.fr wrote:

> Vivek Khera wrote:
>
>>
>> On Sep 26, 2006, at 10:31 AM, rvenne at dental-on-line.fr wrote:
>>
>>> I was able to mount nfs mounting point and to copie 16K of 7G data.  
>>> and, it goes to freezing. I can't kill neither cp process neither  
>>> mount unmount nfs (umount command goes freezing too). tcpdump tells  
>>> me that server doesn't give any response in spite of client's udp  
>>> queries.
>>>
>>
>> sounds similar to my issue with mksnap_ffs locking up in "D" state,  
>> except that mksnap also locks the whole file system while it works,  
>> so if it freezes, so does the full FS.
>>
>> I'm running 6.2-PRE from 9/23.
>>
> yeah, that's true, ps ax shows the "cp" process staing in D state. by 
> the way, the server is unavailable now, execpting ping. the whole 
> system is out.
>
the server is rebooted.

someone recommand me to use smbfs instead of nfs ( 5.4 at smp )...



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