kernel-hugemem and unmounting fs

Dimitri Yioulos dyioulos at
Tue Oct 16 12:20:02 CDT 2007

On Tuesday 16 October 2007 12:09 pm, you wrote:
> Hi,
> try turning off the auditd.   I have found in the past that it hangs on
> umount of /var.
> Paul
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dimitri Yioulos" <dyioulos at>
> To: linux-poweredge at
> Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 7:50:16 AM (GMT-0600) America/Chicago
> Subject: kernel-hugemem and unmounting fs
> Hi, folks.
> The other day, I added 4GB of memory to a PE2600 running CentOS 3, bringing
> the total to 6GB.  When the system didn't access more than 4GB, I installed
> kernel-hugemem-2.4.21-52.EL ---> problem solved.  However, now at shutdown
> or reboot, there seems to be a hang when the system reaches the "unmounting
> filesystems" point.  That forces me to do a hard shutdown (ugh).  Has
> anyone else encountered this problem, and what's the fix?
> With thanks,
> Dimitri
> --


auditd isn't running on this system.  Any other ideas?


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