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EXT3 filesystem on multipathed LVM device turns read-Only (Doc ID 1513203.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.7 to Oracle Linux 5.9 [Release OL5U7 to OL5U9]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


A Linux EXT3 filesystem created on an LVM device atop multipathed devices frequently turns read-only i.e.:
  SAN LUNs > mutlipath devices > LVM PV devices > LVM VG > LVM LV device > EXT3 filesystem

The system log (/var/log/messages) denotes errors such as the following:



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