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OEL5U4 Not Able to Boot from a VG Spaning Multipath Multipath Devices (Doc ID 1275684.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: 5.4 to 5.4 - Release: OEL5U4 to OEL5U4
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You install Linux OS OEL5U4 to a Volume Group containing multiple multipathed SAN disks, but then the system is not able to start up after installation.

If you check the initrd*.img, you can see ONLY one multipath device is created.

Example of bad initrd*/img
echo Creating multipath devices
/bin/multipath -v 0 360060e80056fc20000006fc200000a05



Changes

Install Linux OS OEL5U4 to a Volume Group containing multiple multipathed SAN disks.

Cause

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  Changes
  Cause
  Solution
  References

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