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bdadiskutility Fails Configuring an OS disk on X8-2/OL6 with "The selected OS disk is already partitioned" (Doc ID 2864577.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.12.0 and later


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

Running bdadiskutility, following, How to Configure a BDA Server Disk After Disk Replacement With the bdadiskutility Utility (Doc ID 2642582.1), with Version: 45R of the patch, may fail configuring an OS disk on a X8-2 server running OL6 with a message like:

The selected OS disk is already partitioned. Contact BDA support.

Note: The example here is based on the OS disk in slot 0 being configured. The same idea applies to the disk in slot 1. For slot 1 make sure to use the correct syntax for OS disks in slot 1.

For example based on configuring the OS disk in slot 0: 



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