mount of ext2fs volume stuck in "D+" state (disk uninterruptible
joe at skyrush.com
Tue Feb 12 01:19:04 UTC 2008
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Joe Peterson wrote:
>> I just tried (under FreeBSD 7.0-RC1) to mount an ext2fs volume - I've
>> mounted it before with no trouble on this same FreeBSD version. This
>> time, mount appeared to hang. I noticed that I can see the contents of
>> the volume under the mount point, so the mount seemed to "work", but the
>> process is stuff. "ps" shows:
>> root 1307 0.0 0.0 3156 792 p6 D+ 5:21PM 0:00.00 mount
>> The "ps" man page says that "D" means: "Marks a process in disk (or
>> other short term, uninterruptible) wait."
>> Is there any way I can investigate what is going on? I cannot umount
>> (device busy) or break out of the mount command...
But unfortunately I do not have KDB and DDB compiled into the kernel.
And, obviously, if I reboot, I will lose this opportunity. I suspect
this to be an intermittent thing. Is there anything I can extract while
the system is running that would be useful?
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