[DRBD-user] Device is held open by someone

Anoop anoop_mohan at geojit.com
Tue Feb 26 13:27:42 CET 2013

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

Check if the mounted directory is open. Logout the session and relogin 
again and check.

Anoop Mohan

On 2/26/2013 5:34 PM, Felipe Gutierrez wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am trying to do a failover system only with drbd. When my primary 
> node get out of the network, the secondary node became primary and I 
> mount the filesystem.
> secondary# drbdadm primary r7
> secondary# mount /dev/drbd7 /mnt/drbd7/
> Until that every thing is ok.
> At this time, my old primary node has to became the secondary and I 
> have to discard my changes.
> primary# umount -l /mnt/drbd7
> primary# drbdadm secondary r7
> 7: State change failed: (-12) Device is held open by someone
> Command 'drbdsetup 7 secondary' terminated with exit code 11
> primary# drbdadm -- --discard-my-data connect r7
> Does anyone have a hint?
> Thnaks in advance!
> Felipe
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