[linux-lvm] LV open but not mounted ?

Jonathan E Brassow jbrassow at redhat.com
Mon Oct 9 21:49:35 UTC 2006

Hmmm, I can see where it might be 'active', but if it's not in use, it 
shouldn't be open.

Some sub-lvs are marked as 'open', because they are used by the main LV 
(such is the case with mirroring and snapshots).

Have you tried 'lsof <path to LV>' ?


On Oct 9, 2006, at 1:58 PM, paddy wrote:

> I just noticed that I have a system where an LV appears to be open
> (as given by lvs), but I can't see it mounted anywhere, or opened
> by any process.
> Any insights, suggestions, explanations, etc gratefully received :-)
> Regards,
> Paddy
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