/usr/bin/sync hangs up if called in

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Mon Apr 16 09:47:06 UTC 2012


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On 04/15/2012 10:27 PM, Pedro Francisco wrote:
> 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 .
> 

Could be related to bug 808795:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808795

Regards,
Bryn.
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