Gluster brick process hangs due to lvm volume group extend failure

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • LVM volume group failed to extend with error "open failed: Too many open files" in /var/log/messages file.

    May 25 08:58:57 lvm[3898]: Failed to extend thin vg_vgs-thin_aa-tpool.
    May 25 08:59:07 lvm[3898]: /var/lock/lvm/V_vg_vgs: open failed: Too many open files
    May 25 08:59:07 lvm[3898]: Can't get lock for vg_vgs


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • LVM2 2.02.118
  • Red Hat Gluster Storage

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