nfs_getpages: error 4
trtrmitya at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 16:42:56 UTC 2016
> On 05 Mar 2016, at 19:27, Konstantin Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 05, 2016 at 05:24:26PM +0300, Dmitry Sivachenko wrote:
>>> Again, error 4 is EINTR so you could disable both "soft" and "intr" options for test.
>> "soft" is meaningless in such setup, because "file system calls will fail after retrycnt round trip timeout intervals" but "The default is a retry count of zero, which means to keep retrying forever".
>> If I understand "intr" correctly, it matters only when server becomes unresponsive, that is "server is not responding" message should be in my logs. But I have no such a message.
> The intr NFS mount option allows signals to interrupt NFS waits for the
> RPC responses. This is almost certainly the reason for the EINTR error
> you get from the pager.
> You should at last get the
> vm_fault: pager read error, pid ...
> messages as well. Is this true ?
That is true, see my initial post.
> The end result would be SIGSEGV
> delivered to the process.
> OTOH, I do not quite understand why did your threads requesting page-in
> fall into the wait for a free page. I assume that there is enough free
> pages in the system ?
I have no swap configured, but it is possible that running processes eat all RAM (I expect them to be killed with OOM rather than stuck?)
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