Exadata: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected The util fdisk doesn't support GPT (Doc ID 1905588.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 ENV:
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition 11.2.0.2
Linux x86 Oracle Linux 5

[root@db01cel02 ~]# cd /opt/oracle.SupportTools/
[root@db01cel02 oracle.SupportTools]# ./sundiag.sh

WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted.

WARNING: The size of this disk is 3.0 TB (2999999004672 bytes).
DOS partition table format can not be used on drives for volumes
larger than 2.2 TB (2199023255040 bytes). Use parted(1) and GUID
partition table format (GPT).

WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sdb'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted.

WARNING: The size of this disk is 3.0 TB (2999999004672 bytes).
DOS partition table format can not be used on drives for volumes
larger than 2.2 TB (2199023255040 bytes). Use parted(1) and GUID
partition table format (GPT).

Disk /dev/sdc doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdd doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sde doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdf doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdg doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdh doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdi doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdj doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdk doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/sdl doesn't contain a valid partition table

Cause

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