[DRBD-user] DRBD device held open by someone

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Jun 30 19:05:48 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 Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 04:39:23PM +0530, 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?
> Earlier we did not observe such "Device or resource busy" output from
> e2fsck.
> Please share your thoughts on the same.

At least DRBD and e2fsck agree: there is someone/something
that (still/again) uses the device.

You better find out what that is.

: Lars Ellenberg
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