Root File System Is Not Writable Showing Error Message "ext4_journal_start_sb" (Doc ID 1903464.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 to 3.0.2 [Release OVM30]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Booting Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 (both 32bit and 64bit) as a paravirtualized (PVM) guest on Oracle VM 3.0 with an ext3/4 root file system may trigger error messages like the following:

and the filesystem becomes ready-only.

Cause

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