The Cause of Pending 'FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK'

(Doc ID 1451160.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.5 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.6 to 5.7 [Release 5.6 to 5.7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After issuing FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK, we can see it is pended for a long time with one of the following status:

Cause

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