Process accessing GFS1 on RHEL 4 "stuck" or "hung"

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Issue

  • Process or processes accessing GFS1 on RHEL 4 are "suck" or "hung"
  • The processes are in uninterruptible sleep waiting on IO and cannot be killed
  • Only a reboot of the cluster could resolve the issue

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4
  • Red Hat Global Filesystem (GFS, GFS1)

Resolution

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