[DRBD-user] DRBD device held open by someone

Raoul Bhatia [IPAX] r.bhatia at ipax.at
Thu Jun 30 15:04:51 CEST 2011

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On 06/30/2011 01:09 PM, Dileep Nayak wrote:
> Hi All,
> While the issue "device held open by someone" was observed again today,
> we found that e2fsck reported "Device or resource busy"
> # e2fsck /dev/drbd0
> e2fsck 1.39 (29-May-2006)
> e2fsck: Device or resource busy while trying to open /dev/drbd0
> Filesystem mounted or opened exclusively by another program?

if you're using ext4 you might need to update the resource agent
at /usr/lib/ocf/resource.d/heartbeat/Filesystem (or similar)

to exclude the fsck for ext4 like for ext3.
(search for ext3 and add ext4| to the pattern)

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