Oracle Linux 7: resize2fs Command Hangs When Extending LVM

(Doc ID 2419771.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.2 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The below resize2fs command hangs in a loop forever when extending LVM volume on Oracle Linux 7.2

# /sbin/resize2fs /dev/<volumegroup>/<logicalvolume>
resize2fs 1.42.9 (28-Dec-2013) ----------------------> Command hangs here forever.

This happens when performing the steps on knowledge base document "How To Extend An LVM (Logical Volume Manager) Volume (Doc ID 979522.1)"

Cause

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