Why does the df command hang on GVFS filesystem?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • df -h command is getting hung even after setting environment variable GVFS_DISABLE_FUSE=1.
# cat /etc/environment
  • Unable to capture sosreport as df command goes into hung state.
# df -h
  • How to disable gvfs-fuse


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 (RHEL 9)
  • gvfs
  • gvfs-fuse

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