[OpenAFS] /afs area is hanging
Tue, 5 May 2009 07:46:38 +0200 (CEST)
On Mon, 4 May 2009, Mark Henry wrote:
> I tried the -fakestat-all option and it did not work.
> I have searched /var/log/messages. I have checked the config files. User
> authentication works fine (even when the system is hanging). If I run the
> command 'ls -l /afs' that window is hung (or any other command that
> references afs). If an afs user logs in when the system is in a bad state
> the session immediately hangs because it can't cd to the afs home dir. I
> don't know what to do other than reboot. Can someone tell me what else to
> try to find out why this system is hanging? Thanks,
You can find out just which call gets stuck by issuing an
'echo t >>/proc/sysrq-trigger'. Call traces for all processes can then be
found in dmesg. The broken processes are probably in a D state.
This will probably not identify the root cause, but may give a clue about
what's going on.