Solaris Cluster 3.x samfs-qfs File System Fails to Mount with Error "mount_samfs: mount() error: Device busy" (Doc ID 1012872.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.1 to 3.3 U2 [Release 3.1 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

When booting a cluster node into a Solaris Cluster 3.1/3.2/3.3 configured with SAMFS-QFS, or when trying to start the QFS resources on any of the cluster nodes, the shared qfs file systems fails to mount.
This can happen on all cluster nodes running SAMFS-QFS, or can happen on any one node but mounts fine on the metadata server.

SAM-QFS shared file system fails to mount with the following error:

Note: This can also happen on the SAMFS-QFS metadata Server.

Cause

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