The Cause of Pending 'FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK'
Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2018
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.
After issuing FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK, we can see it is pended for a long time with one of the following status:
- Flushing tables
- Waiting for table flush
- Waiting for global read lock
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