Oracle Linux 6 - Online resize of ext4 filesystem on LVM volume failed "resize2fs: Permission denied to resize filesystem" (Doc ID 2211672.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Linux 6, an LVM volume group size has been extended and an attempt to do online resize of ext4 filesystem on LVM volume group failed with following error.

Cause

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