Why upgrading host is failing with error "Command '['vgchange', '-ay', '--select', 'vg_tags = imgbased:vg']' returned non-zero exit status 5"

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  • Upgrading RHV host is failing with the below error in the imgbased logs.
2021-09-28 07:50:24,083 [DEBUG] (MainThread) Calling: (['vgchange', '-ay', '--select', 'vg_tags = imgbased:vg'],) {'close_fds': True, 'stderr': <open file '/dev/null', mode 'w' at 0x7fe2494c05d0>}
2021-09-28 07:50:24,251 [DEBUG] (MainThread) Exception!   11 logical volume(s) in volume group "rhvh" now active
subprocess.CalledProcessError: Command '['vgchange', '-ay', '--select', 'vg_tags = imgbased:vg']' returned non-zero exit status 5


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.3.

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