/usr/bin/sync hangs up if called in

Pedro Francisco pedrogfrancisco at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 21:27:33 UTC 2012

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 12:11 PM, Kalev Lember <kalevlember at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Same here; suspend and hibernate also don't work since I suppose they call sync.
Bug report here, opened by the original poster:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=812588 .


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