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System may hang while mounting an NTFS volume


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Action

When mounting an NTFS Volume, the system may hang.�

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Result

The system is unresponsive in a hung state.�

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Cause

This is due to a known race condition that can cause a deadlock in the NTFS filesystem.�

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Resolution



The system needs to be rebooted to recover from the unresponsive state.� This is under review for possible resolution in future product versions.�

This situation has only been seen rarely while stress testing NTFS volumes.� For example: A stress test that repeatedly mounts and unmounts�NTFS filesystem�volumes for an extended period of time.�

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Article Info
Article ID : 968343
Revision : 2
Created on : 1/14/2015
Published on : 1/14/2015
Exists online : False
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