Unable To Start NFS/nlockmgr (Doc ID 2096770.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Unable to start nfs/nlockmgr

# svcs -xv
svc:/network/nfs/nlockmgr:default (NFS lock manager)
State: maintenance since January  5, 2016 05:05:39 AM PST
Reason: Restarting too quickly.
 See: http://support.oracle.com/msg/SMF-8000-L5
 See: man -M /usr/share/man -s 1M lockd
 See: /var/svc/log/network-nfs-nlockmgr:default.log
Impact: This service is not running.

/var/svc/log/network-nfs-nlockmgr:default.log shows:

[ Jan  5 05:05:38 Enabled. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:38 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/nlockmgr"). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:38 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:38 Stopping because all processes in service exited. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:38 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:38 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/nlockmgr"). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Stopping because all processes in service exited. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/nlockmgr"). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Stopping because all processes in service exited. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/nlockmgr"). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Stopping because all processes in service exited. ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Jan  5 05:05:39 Restarting too quickly, changing state to maintenance. ]

Cause

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