Oracle Linux reports incorrect disk size after hot-unplug a hardware disk then hot-plug a new hardware disk (Doc ID 2049936.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Note: issue was originally found in a VMware VM machine with similar operation.

 

After hot-unplug a hardware disk then hot-plug a new hardware disk, OS reports a wrong disk size.

Also, syslog contain some I/O errors like:

Cause

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