"ext4_lookup: deleted inode referenced" messages in the system log

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

The following messages appear in the system log:

EXT4-fs error (device md0): ext4_lookup: deleted inode referenced: 12345675
EXT4-fs error (device md0): ext4_lookup: deleted inode referenced: 12345676
EXT4-fs error (device md0): ext4_lookup: deleted inode referenced: 12345677

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • ext4 filesystem

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