When local LV is created on active/active GFS2 cluster, LVM command report `Error locking on node X: Volume group for uuid not found`

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  • LVM command fails to create a local LV in active/active GFS2 cluster.
  • Why do LVM command gives following error while creating a local LV on one of the node after presenting a new local storage ?
# lvcreate -L 1G -n lv01 vg01
  Error locking on node X: Volume group for uuid not found: sshLOOtrc68xX1PEH8CovhCksVKz7sbOIpfTxdP
  Failed to activate new LV.
  • If issue is being received in RHEL 6 cman cluster with GFS2 file system, please refer to following article.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 or 7 with the Resilient Storage Add On
  • Active/Active GFS2 Pacemaker Cluster

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