LVM commands fail with "Global lock failed: error -210" in a Pacemaker cluster with dlm and lvmlockd

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  • LVM commands fail with either "error -210" or "check that global lockspace is started".
[root@node1 ~]# pvs
  Global lock failed: error -210
[root@node1 ~]# vgs
  Global lock failed: error -210
[root@node1 ~]# lvs
  Global lock failed: error -210
[root@node1 ~]# vgcreate --shared gfs2vg /dev/sdc
  Global lock failed: check that global lockspace is started.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (with the Resilient Storage Add-on)

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