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Oracle Linux: "resize2fs: Operation not permitted While trying to add group #XXX" (Doc ID 2621421.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 30, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.11 and later
Linux x86-64


When attempting to complete an online resize using the resize2fs command, on-line resizing fails with one of the following errors:

# resize2fs /dev/mapper/mytestlv
resize2fs 1.39 (29-May-2006)
Filesystem at /dev/mapper/mytestlv is mounted on /u21/oradata; on-line resizing required
Performing an on-line resize of /dev/mapper/mytestlv to 450887680 (4k) blocks.
resize2fs: Operation not permitted While trying to add group #8960  <<<<<<


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