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Oracle Linux: File System Regularly Goes Read Only With Error: "cciss: cmd [xxxx] has CHECK CONDITION sense key = 0x3" (Doc ID 2630412.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.6 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A system running Oracle Linux has one of its file systems regularly go into read only mode, with any commands trying to write I/O to the file system failing, such as in the following example:

[<HOSTNAME>]# touch testfile
touch: cannot touch `testfile': Read-only file system


The following errors were found in the output of dmesg:

cciss: cmd ffff810037e00280 has CHECK CONDITION sense key = 0x3
Buffer I/O error on device dm-0, logical block 7435288
lost page write due to I/O error on dm-0
Buffer I/O error on device dm-0, logical block 7435289
lost page write due to I/O error on dm-0
Buffer I/O error on device dm-0, logical block 7435290
lost page write due to I/O error on dm-0
Buffer I/O error on device dm-0, logical block 7435291
lost page write due to I/O error on dm-0
Buffer I/O error on device dm-0, logical block 7435292
lost page write due to I/O error on dm-0
Buffer I/O error on device dm-0, logical block 7435293
lost page write due to I/O error on dm-0
Aborting journal on device dm-0.
__journal_remove_journal_head: freeing b_committed_data
__journal_remove_journal_head: freeing b_committed_data
__journal_remove_journal_head: freeing b_committed_data
ext3_abort called.
EXT3-fs error (device dm-0): ext3_journal_start_sb: Detected aborted journal
Remounting filesystem read-only

 

Changes

 

Cause

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