[CentOS] everything seems to hang, but system is idle?

Sun Apr 11 12:04:46 UTC 2010
JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Sun, 2010-04-11 at 12:58 +0200, Rudi Ahlers wrote:

> At the same time I can open a new SSH session and do whatevery I like.
> But it seems that running a command which takes time to complete
> hangs.
Try killing off those rsyncs and try it again.  You need to provide some
other type of error messages.  Use strace.  tail /var/log/messages and
paste it in your reply.  Even if you don't see anything in it that does
not mean someone else can't.  You may need a reboot.