Formatting a filesystem failed with error " Read-only file system while setting up superblock"

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Issue

  • Cannot format filesystem getting below eror.
# mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb1
mke2fs 1.41.12 (17-May-2010)
/dev/sdb1: Read-only file system while setting up superblock

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (All)

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