kernel: request_module: runaway loop modprobe fs-nfs

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Around 60 NFS shares mentioned in the /etc/fstab file. A server reboot caused almost half of the shares to be unmounted afterwards. Following errors are observed in the /var/log/messages:
systemd: Mounting /data/op/mount-point16...
systemd: Starting Availability of block devices...
systemd: Started System Logging Service.
kernel: request_module: runaway loop modprobe fs-nfs
mount: mount error: nfs filesystem not supported by the system
kernel: request_module: runaway loop modprobe fs-nfs
mount: mount error: nfs filesystem not supported by the system
mount: mount error(19): No such device

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In