Network File System (NFS): Unable to lock a file on an NFSv3 client (Doc ID 1009026.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

The application fails to lock a file on an Network File System (NFS)
mounted filesystem.

Running a truss on the application shows that the application is sleeping.

For example:

fcntl(19, F_SETLK, 0x0077DB8C)  (sleeping...)
signotifywait()                 (sleeping...)
lwp_cond_wait(0xFF163F98, 0xFF163FA8, 0xFEFF5C38) (sleeping...)
door_return(0x00000000, 0, 0x00000000, 0) (sleeping.

Cause

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