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SLES 11 SP2 segmentation fault upon "mount -a"

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2


Upon "mount -a" or "mount -a nfs" a segmentation fault occurs.
seg fault


There is a code fix for this, but there is also an easy configurational correction which solves it.
Code fix
Within maintenance updates for SLES 11 SP2, apply util-linux 2.19.1-
Configurational Correction
Check /etc/fstab.  Most likely, an entry is present to accomplish an NFS mount, which doesn't have any mount options specified.  For example, it might be in this form:
server:/path    /local-path    nfs
Add a 4th column as mount parameters.  This can even be just "defaults".  I.E.:
server:/path    /local-path    nfs   defaults


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  • Document ID:7010685
  • Creation Date: 24-Aug-2012
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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