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Error: Too many primary partitions is Seen When Extending the Partition for a Block Volume (Doc ID 2870657.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On an OCI Compute Instance, the customer intends to extend the application filesystem (as per OCI Documentation, chapter "Resizing a Volume") because it is full and is seeing the below error in parted:

(parted) mkpart
File system type? [ext2]? xfs
Start? 0s
End? 100%
Error: Too many primary partitions.


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