Unable to delete the LVM snapshot on RHEL5 U2 64bit and RHEL4.0 32bit system after successful backup using RALUS.

Article:TECH63689  |  Created: 2008-01-29  |  Updated: 2012-03-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH63689
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



Unable to delete the LVM snapshot on RHEL5 U2 64bit and RHEL4.0 32bit system after successful backup using RALUS.


Error




 

This issue has been seen on RHEL5 64 bit and RHEL4.0 32bit.  While deleting the snapshot gets error "Cant remove open logical volume".
 


Cause



Environmental issues causing the RALUS to lock the snapshot.
 


Solution



Workaround:
1. Stop the RALUS Agent
/etc/init.d/VRTSralus stop

2.Delete the snapshot.

3.Start the RALUS agent
/etc/init.d/VRTSralus start
 


Legacy ID



309171


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH63689


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