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.


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.


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