Phoenix Backup Store OS throws the nfsd:blocked for more than 120 seconds error
This error is observed on the Phoenix Backup Store OS, if the file system consistency check (fsck) is not run after the reboot. fsck is a system utility used for checking the consistency of a file system on UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems such as Linux. It can be run automatically at boot time, or manually by the system administrator. It runs when the following conditions are detected:
- A file system is marked as ‘dirty’ where its written state is inconsistent with data that was scheduled to be written, or,
- A file system has been mounted a certain number of times without being checked.
This error occurs on the Phoenix Backup Store OS when the file system consistency check (fsck) is not run after the reboot.
Info: task nfsd: <Number> blocked for more than 120 seconds.
- If you suspect any file system errors, the simplest way to force the fsck filesystem check on a root partition is to create an empty file called forcefsck in the partition’s root directory using the following command:
- Reboot the server.
- Once reboot is done, fsck will run automatically to check any system errors.
- Administrator can take the necessary actions.