[CentOS] nfslock

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Mar 22 11:24:34 EDT 2012


mark wrote:
> On 03/21/12 19:50, Adam Wead wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:40 PM,<m.roth at 5-cent.us>  wrote:
>>> I just updated one of our servers to 5.8, and rebooted. In the logs, I
>>> saw
>>> a bunch of
>>> Mar 21 16:29:02<server>  rpc.statd[9783]: recv_rply: can't decode RPC
>>> message!
>>> Mar 21 16:29:33<server>  last message repeated 442 times
>>> Mar 21 16:30:34<server>  last message repeated 835 times
>>> Mar 21 16:31:36<server>  last message repeated 884 times
>>> Mar 21 16:32:38<server>  last message repeated 856 times
>>> Mar 21 16:32:44<server>  last message repeated 111 times
>>>
>>> I tried restarting nfslock, and that *appears* to have fixed it.
>>> Googling, I found a thread about that at
>>> <http://nerdbynature.de/s9y/archives/2009/08.html>, which suggests that
>>> it's starting too early, possibly before portmap is running.
>>>
>>> Anyone else see this? Has an old bug snuck back in?
>>>
>  > There's a NFS bug with the latest kernel:
>  >
>  > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798809
>  >
>  > Reboot into your previous kernel and that should fix it.
>
> Great - but I've just updated a server I've missed, that's been "we're
> too busy to let you do it" until now, and it would take it back to 5.7,
> at least. I suppose I can yum downgrade....

Following myself up - I didn't look at the bugzilla link earlier - updated
t-bird at home the other day, and the click link to open it in browser
doesn't work - but looked at it here, and it doesn't seem to be related -
this is a backup server, and only had a home directory mounted when I
ssh'd in. It does appear to have been the case suggested in the thread
I've mentioned - there's no entry in the logfile after I restarted
nfslock.

         mark



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