resize2fs and fsck report "Device or resource busy"

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Issue

# resize2fs /dev/mapper/vg03-lvol7
resize2fs 1.39 (29-May-2006)
resize2fs: Device or resource busy while trying to open /dev/mapper/vg03-lvol7
Couldn't find valid filesystem superblock.

# umount /path/mountpoint
# fsck -y /path/mountpoint
fsck 1.39 (29-May-2006)
e2fsck 1.39 (29-May-2006)
fsck.ext3: Device or resource busy while trying to open /dev/mapper/vg03-lvol7
Filesystem mounted or opened exclusively by another program?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10
  • ext3

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