Device 'xxx' Is Not a Partition on Creating Disk With asmlib and powerpath

(Doc ID 351216.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2006

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.1
Linux x86

Symptoms

Creating a ASM disk using an EMC multipath partions (emcpower), following error returns:

Marking disk "/dev/emcpowere1" as an ASM disk: asmtool: Device "/dev/emcpowere1" is not a partition

The underlying devices are partionned and work fine if underlying device is specified.

Cause

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