Oracle VM: root (/) or /boot Filesystems Go Read-Only when a Path Fails on Multipathed LUN

(Doc ID 1215384.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version: 2.1 and later   [Release: OVM21 and later ]
Generic Linux
***Checked for relevance on 25-Mar-2012***


Oracle VM Server installed in a multipathed LUN (/boot, / and swap). When a specific SAN cable is detached the /boot filesystem (and sometimes the root filesystem at /) becomes read-only. It may also lead to system hangs or unconditional reboots.

The cables, SAN and HBAs  are working properly. So it is confirmed that nothing is wrong with them.


New installation.


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