Deleting a Ceph snapshot errors out with the message "snapshot is busy", why?

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  • Deleting an RBD snapshot on a Ceph/RHCS cluster from OpenStack Cinder errors out with the following message:
2015-10-08 11:17:32.858 7849 ERROR cinder.volume.manager [req-f213bfef-2582-4d2e-9914-c16696d04948 4daa68ad63f54fdda66792c4df0e66dd c737c0266dbf440093a149bdb26f2a87] Cannot delete snapshot 58c96f03-0045-4fee-a27f-f522d0ab6796: snapshot is busy


  • Red Hat Ceph Storage 1.2

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