How can I prevent my filesystems on multipath devices from entering read-only mode after storage errors?

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  • I am experiencing storage-side errors which are causing my multipath-ed filesystems to become read-only due to path failure.
  • This causes that the filesystem must be unmounted and mounted again in order to recover it's read-write status, once the paths are recovered.
  • While fixing these errors, I need to prevent the filesystems from entering read-only mode.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • device-mapper-multipath
  • Fibre Channel SAN storage

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