Error "Disk xxx doesn't contain a valid partition table" When Running Command fdisk (Doc ID 1266394.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.3 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

When running fdisk against your hard disks you get the following message:

Disk /dev/sdc doesn't contain a valid partition table

Cause

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