secfs2 kernel module causes high loadavg values while mmap semaphore is held

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Issue

The system experiences high loadavg values due to the fact that the mmap semaphore of one task is held by another task, that is stuck in the secfs2 kernel module call chain.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • secfs2 kernel module

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