LVM commands fail to write metadata when device's write-protect state is set to Read-Only

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  • Tried to run an lvm command (vgextend, lvcreate, etc) which failed with error Operation not permitted

  • Device shows as wp=ro in multipath command output


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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