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Re: [SLUG] NFS help
- To: danny@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] NFS help
- From: davidf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Dave Fitch)
- Date: Tue Sep 5 15:39:39 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
James Wilkinson <jamesw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Tue, 05 Sep 2000, Danny Yee generated:
> >root 24751 0.0 0.0 0 0 pts/0 DW 12:42 0:00 nfsd
> >root 24752 0.0 0.0 0 0 pts/0 DW 12:42 0:00 nfsd
> >root 24754 0.0 0.0 0 0 pts/0 DW 12:42 0:00 nfsd
> >root 24756 0.0 0.0 0 0 pts/0 DW 12:42 0:00 nfsd
> The D means d-state, uninterruptible sleep. You can't kill them.
> Hopefully they don't have a lock on their resources, you can ignore
> them, but if you don't like them taking up valuable slots in the process
> table, you'll have to reboot to get rid of them.
processes I've seen and been unable to kill were cos they
were blocked on IO.
Has another machine got (or used to have) something mounted
off your machine? If so, can you kill the other end?
that should cause your end to receive a sigpipe.
It's a pain in the arse and I don't think there's really
a solution (except don't use NFS cos dodgy things like this
happen - which is not much help of course cos NFS is handy