Create Physical Volume Failed With error "Can't open exclusively"

(Doc ID 1640847.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


When running pvcreate on a local volume it may fail with the following error:



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