Why does "Failed to delete: could not stat original file /var/lib/nfs/statd/sm/xxx : No such file or directory" error appear in the message log

(Doc ID 2321902.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 to Oracle Linux 7.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [4.1.12] [Release OL6U8 to OL7U4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error has occurred in the server /var/log/messages file that currently uses the NFS file system.
What do the following messages in /var/lib/nfs/statd/sm mean and how do they affect the system?

Oct 18 08:35:33 localhost rpc.statd[6259]: Failed to delete: could not stat original file /var/lib/nfs/statd/sm/xxxx: No such file or directory <<<<<

Cause

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