Oracle OL, OVM: Attempting To Mount An OCFS2 Filesystem Fails With "mount.ocfs2: Device or resource busy while mounting /dev/sdXXX on /XXX/ . Check 'dmesg' for more information on this error." (Doc ID 2061004.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 and later
Oracle VM - Version 2.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On either Oracle VM or Oracle Linux, attempting to mount a disk partition with the following kind of command:

 Unfortunately, the dmesg command output does not provide many more details about the root cause of the issue.

Cause

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