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fuser -mv /dev/vg_dev/lv_home should show you the process PID you need to kill to free up the device. For example: # fuser -mv /dev/vg_dev/lv_home USER PID ACCESS COMMAND /dev/vg_dev/lv_home: sbonds 9627 ..c.. bash Now, you may not be able to actually kill it if it's blocked on I/O or some ...


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Soft rw mounts can "cause silent data corruption in certain cases." Consider using a ro mount. Assuming Linux is the OS, the NFS man page lists the mount options you can change. Without testing, given a TCP soft mount (read only) timeo=1 and retrans=3 would cause the operation to fail in 6 seconds. ("The NFS client performs linear backoff: After each ...



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