GFS2 filesystem fails to mount: Too many nodes mounting filesystem, no free journals

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Issue

  • service gfs2 start fails with below error message:
# service gfs2 start
Mounting GFS2 filesystem (/srv/configuration): Too many nodes mounting filesystem, no free journals
                                                           [FAILED]
  • Mounting gfs2 filesystem on third cluster node fail with error message below:
Too many nodes mounting filesystem, no free journals

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6, 7 (with the Resilient Storage Add Ons)
  • Red Hat Global File System 2 (GFS 2)

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