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OCFS2 Fileystem Switches To Read-Only Mode (Doc ID 566353.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1.2.0-1 to 1.2.5-1 [Release OCFS2]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux x86-64Linux x86


The symptom of this problem is that write operations to a filesystem that is normally mounted in read/write mode suddenly start failing.  In the file /var/log/messages there is an entry similar to this:

This example shows an OCFS2 filesystem but most Linux filesystems, including the EXT3 layout, show this behavior.  This note concentrates on OCFS2, however.


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