Problem with shared file system showing different amounts of utilisation on different nodes

(Doc ID 2305482.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A shared file system shows different amounts of space on different nodes.

Inconsistent output is seen from commands such as df. In the following example, the shared file system is called /db_backup/p1, and reports different utilization and free space on node1 and node2:


The file system is also not seen under /proc/mounts on node1 but is on node2.


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