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[ale] mounted filesystem becomes read-only



Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> Yep - that's a SAN that's not worth a crap.

Amen.

> 
> On 6/11/10 9:10 AM, Dennis Ruzeski wrote:
>> Check out the command lsattr. You can make a FS ro with it even though
>> mount will show it rw.
>> Also, is that disk on a san? I'm seeing this happen randomly with our
>> dell san connected via iscsi to the vmware server.
>>
>> --Dennis
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Greg Freemyer<greg.freemyer at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>    
>>> sometimes if the kernel sees fs corruption it will internally set a fs
>>> to readonly.
>>>
>>> check your kernel logs
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Geoffrey<lists at serioustechnology.com>  wrote:
>>>      
>>>> I don't get this.  I have a mounted file system that I just created a vm
>>>> on via vmware player.  It's never been unmounted, yet if I try to create
>>>> a file on it I get:
>>>>
>>>> touch foo
>>>> touch: cannot touch `foo': Read-only file system
>>>>
>>>> More weirdness:
>>>>
>>>> root at mac/media/vmware>  mount|grep vmware
>>>> /dev/sdb3 on /media/vmware type ext3 (rw)
>>>>
>>>> The OS clearly thinks it's a writable file system.
>>>>
>>>> Clues anyone?????
>>>>
>>>> I can't unmount it either as it says it's busy, and I'm pretty sure that
>>>> has something to do with vmware:
>>>>
>>>> ps aux|grep vmware
>>>> root      2837  0.0  0.0  18552   884 ?        Ss   Jun09   0:00
>>>> /usr/bin/vmware-usbarbitrator
>>>> root      2926  0.0  0.0  10980   156 ?        Ss   Jun09   0:00
>>>> /usr/bin/vmnet-dhcpd -s 6 -cf /etc/vmware/vmnet1/dhcpd/dhcpd.conf -lf
>>>> /etc/vmware/vmnet1/dhcpd/dhcpd.leases -pf
>>>> /var/run/vmnet-dhcpd-vmnet1.pid vmnet1
>>>> root      2949  0.0  0.0  10980   540 ?        Ss   Jun09   0:00
>>>> /usr/bin/vmnet-dhcpd -s 6 -cf /etc/vmware/vmnet8/dhcpd/dhcpd.conf -lf
>>>> /etc/vmware/vmnet8/dhcpd/dhcpd.leases -pf
>>>> /var/run/vmnet-dhcpd-vmnet8.pid vmnet8
>>>> root      2955  0.0  0.0   9116   964 ?        S    Jun09   0:37
>>>> /usr/bin/vmnet-natd -s 6 -m /etc/vmware/vmnet8/nat.mac -c
>>>> /etc/vmware/vmnet8/nat/nat.conf
>>>> esoteric 14124  0.0  0.0   2852   780 ?        S<     Jun10   0:00
>>>> /usr/lib/vmware/bin/thnuclnt -pdir /tmp/vmware-esoteric/thnuclnt-14114 -fg
>>>> esoteric 14126  0.0  0.0  11304   980 ?        S<     Jun10   0:00
>>>> /usr/lib/vmware/bin/thnuclnt -pdir /tmp/vmware-esoteric/thnuclnt-14114 -fg
>>>> esoteric 14128  0.0  0.0  57468   248 ?        S<     Jun10   0:00
>>>> /usr/lib/vmware/bin/thnuclnt -pdir /tmp/vmware-esoteric/thnuclnt-14114 -fg
>>>> esoteric 14129  0.0  0.0  57472   224 ?        S<     Jun10   0:00
>>>> /usr/lib/vmware/bin/thnuclnt -pdir /tmp/vmware-esoteric/thnuclnt-14114 -fg
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Until later, Geoffrey
>>>>
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>>>> the pretense of taking care of them."
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Until later, Geoffrey

"I predict future happiness for America if they can prevent
the government from wasting the labors of the people under
the pretense of taking care of them."
- Thomas Jefferson