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How To Remove Snapshot Area for Root File System (Doc ID 1385417.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] [Release OL5 to OL5U7]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Generic Linux


In some cases, it is not possible to remove a snapshot area for root file system with an error "Can't remove open logical volume 'snapshot-name'" like:


This may happen after rebooting the Operating System after creating a snapshot area for root file system.
Before rebooting the OS, this never happens even if the snapshot has been created.


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