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device-mapper: remove ioctl failed: Device or resource busy

I have jumped into this strange problem when I tried to remove a logical volume. Things would have been easy if I had used lsof command The logical volume was named /dev/lvols/ubuntu64 At first $lvremove /dev/lvols/ubuntu64 This command couldn’t remove the logical volume the next command I tried was root@manager-desktop:~# dmsetup remove –force /dev/lvols/ubuntu64 device-mapper: […]