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Oracle Linux: lvextend Fails With Error "Read-only locking type set. Write locks are prohibited. Can't get lock for <volume group>" (Doc ID 2637509.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Unable to extend LVM filesystem. The following error message is received on running the lvextend command:

Read-only locking type set. Write locks are prohibited.
Can't get lock for rootvg
resize2fs 1.43-WIP (20-Jun-2013)
The filesystem is already 1310720 blocks long. Nothing to do!
 

Cause

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