While installing RPMs across a large part of the Linux systems, we are finding it hangs when a stale NFS mount exists.
Running rpm with very verbose settings show it hangs where it looks at mounted filesystems, here it was manually killed after some time:
[root@kvm-guest-52 ~]# rpm -ivvv /path/to/example.noarch.rpm D: ============== /path/to/example.noarch.rpm D: Expected size: 14961 = lead(96)+sigs(772)+pad(4)+data(14089) D: Actual size: 14961 D: opening db environment /var/lib/rpm/Packages joinenv ... D: opening db environment /var/lib/rpm/Packages joinenv D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Packages create mode=0x42 D: mounted filesystems: D: i dev bsize bavail iavail mount point Killed
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Hung filesystems
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