Oracle Linux: The e2fsck(8) Utility Failed To Recover An LVM Filesystem: "Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read while trying to open /dev/mapper/vg01-lv_u01 Could this be a zero-length partition?"

(Doc ID 2333902.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

An LVM-based filesystem cannot be recovered by the e2fsck(8) utility:

Changes

 The SAN disks used to host the LVM filesystem were disconnected and then reconnected.

Cause

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