[CentOS] filesystem rpm fails when /home is NFS mounted

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Thu Apr 2 22:29:40 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Hywel Richards wrote:

>>> It seems Paul and I are the last two users of NFS mounted /home
>>> left.
>> Say it ain't so!
> It ain't so.


> I've got 7 machines here with NFSed /home (and the same problem with 
> the filesystem rpm).
> Should I implement the workaround suggested by Russ for each 
> machine, or will a fixed rpm come along eventually? (I'm not 
> impatient!)

I just kicked everyone off, killed all apps with open file descriptors 
on /home, umounted /home, upgraded the rpm, then re-mounted /home. 
That worked just fine.

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/

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