[PVE-User] Stale NFS Mount - System Instability

Gerald Brandt gbr at majentis.com
Thu Jul 24 14:24:35 CEST 2014

On 2014-07-23, 2:17 PM, Tim Nelson wrote:
> Greetings-
> I recently experienced an odd issue where, due to failure of an NFS 
> host handling backups for a Proxmox cluster, several nodes stopped 
> responding properly. They appear as offline in the web interface, and 
> I/O is very slow, even to non-NFS destinations.
> Is this a known issue where a stale or timed out NFS mount will cause 
> the system to misbehave quite poorly? Would an alternate network 
> storage protocol such as iSCSI perform better in that scenario?
> --Tim
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If you restart pve-statd, the nodes on the web page will come back. I 
haven't noticed any slowdowns when I lose an NFS link though.


Gerald Brandt
Majentis Technologies
gbr at majentis.com

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