Troubleshooting: Volume cannot be cleaned up after the node of the workload pod is down and recovered

Derek Su | November 8, 2021

Applicable versions

All Longhorn versions.

Symptoms

Volume cannot be cleaned up after the node of the workload pod is down and recovered.

Solution

The root cause is a race condition in the pod cleanup process of Kubernetes. It is fixed since Kubernetes 1.22.0+ according to this commit.

Longhorn issue #3080

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