Why virt-resize is failing with error "libguestfs error: could not destroy libvirt domain"

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  • While trying to extend a VM's disk with virt-resize, it's showing below error message.
virt-resize: error: libguestfs error: could not destroy libvirt domain: 
Failed to terminate process 5213 with SIGTERM: Device or resource busy
[code=38 domain=0]


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2.

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