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Oracle Linux Server Fails to Mount an OCFS2 Filesystem With Error: "Mount.ocfs2: Heartbeat Mode Is Invalid While Trying To Join The Group" (Doc ID 2646286.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2020

Applies to:

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


An Oracle Linux node that was part of a cluster using ocfs2 for its cluster filesystem was unable to mount an ocfs2 filesystem, with the following error being logged when attempting to perform the mount:

mount.ocfs2: Heartbeat mode is invalid while trying to join the group


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