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NFS issue on Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Netapp storage (Doc ID 550164.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.5 to 10.2]
Linux OS - Version 2.6.9 to 2.6.18-
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64 *** ***
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6.9 to 2.6.18-


There may be situations where, despite the use of proper mount options (ORA-27054), NFS does not appear to work as expected. The purpose of this article is to help troubleshoot such NFS issues on Linux.

If you take a system call trace e.g. /usr/bin/strace of a failing/hanging process that accesses an NFS file, you may see something similar to the following:



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