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What is the meaning of the message: File descriptor 5 (/dev/pts/0) leaked on pvdisplay invocation. Parent PID 8593: bash

Updated 2013-12-11T23:08:49+00:00

Issue

  • Getting "leaked on pvdisplay invocation" errors when pvdisplay command is executed. Similar is the case for other lvm commands.

ERRORS:-

#  pvdisplay
File descriptor 5 (/dev/pts/0) leaked on pvdisplay invocation. Parent PID 8593: bash
#  pvs
File descriptor 5 (/dev/pts/0) leaked on pvs invocation. Parent PID 8593: bash
#  vgs
File descriptor 5 (/dev/pts/0) leaked on vgs invocation. Parent PID 32693: bash

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5,6
  • LVM2

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