Why am I seeing the error message "read only-file system" when the file system is mounted rw?

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Issue

  • Why am I seeing the error message "read only file system" when the file system is mounted rw?

    Jul 20 05:05:00 Hostname kernel: Remounting filesystem read-only
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4, 5, 6, 7
  • File system:
    • EXT3
    • EXT4

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