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Cannot Perform a Filesystem Check on OCFS2

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES11)
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 (HAE)
Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS2)


Attempts to run fsck.ocfs2 against an OCFS2 filesytem fail with the following message:

fsck.ocfs2: Unable to access cluster service while initializing the DLM

Errors found in /var/log/messages:

ocfs2_controld: complete_mount: uuid "41A4D9DCF7B8463593603A9B4B2552EE", errcode "-1485330943", service "fsck.ocfs2"


Install the libdlm-devel package from the HAE media, version 2.99.08-8.4 or higher.


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  • Document ID:7005238
  • Creation Date:27-JAN-10
  • Modified Date:07-JUN-13
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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