Stale NFS Mounts Showing '\040(deleted)' Errors (Doc ID 2062602.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On an NFS client if the NFS server goes down the NFS mount point will get marked as stale with a '\040(deleted)' error

Remounting could fail, and the only way to delete the stale NFS is to reboot.

Cause

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