[Gluster-users] uninterruptible processes writing to glusterfs share

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Jun 7 07:55:36 UTC 2011

On 06.06.2011 16:03, Markus Fröhlich wrote:
> hi!
> sometimes we've on some client-servers hanging uninterruptible processes
> ("ps aux" stat is on "D" ) and on one the CPU wait I/O grows within some
> minutes to 100%.
> you are not able to kill such processes - also "kill -9" doesnt work -
> when you connect via "strace" to such an process, you wont see anything
> and you cannot detach it again.
> there are only two possibilities:
> killing the glusterfs process (umount GFS share) or rebooting the server.

> gfs-servers + gfs-clients: SLES11 x86_64, glusterfs V 3.2.0

I've seen such "hangs" as well with 3.2.0; 3.1.4 works fine.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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