[CentOS] stale NFS locks

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Thu Jul 31 09:53:27 UTC 2008

Craig White wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 21:36 -0700, nate wrote:
>> Craig White wrote:
>>> short of restarting...is there a trick that I can do to umount/remount?
>> try umount /home/storage/users -l -f
> ----
> perfect - thanks
> Craig

If that ever also fails, you can find (and then kill) the processes that 
have the share open with:

fuser -m <mount_location>

That will give you a list of process ids that you can first get info 
about with "ps -ef <pid>" and kill with "kill <pid>" (or "kill -9 <pid>" 
for really stubborn ones).

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