/usr/bin/sync hangs up if called in

Kalev Lember kalevlember at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 11:11:37 UTC 2012


On 04/15/2012 01:50 PM, Kalev Lember wrote:
> On 04/15/2012 10:18 AM, Joachim Backes wrote:
>> Calling /usr/bin/sync manually will hang up. System continues to operate
>> and reboots normally.
>>
>> This happens with kernel-3.3.1-5.fc17, kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17 and
>> glibc-2.15-32.fc17.x86_64.
>>
>> Anybody sees this too?
> 
> I just ran into the same thing. Both "sync" and
> "echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches" commands hang for me on F17.

Did some more poking around and killing the "fusermount" process appears
to help.

-- 
Kalev


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