Device-mapper: Error Adding Target To Table & Multipath: Error Getting Device (Doc ID 2084972.1)

Last updated on JUNE 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.9 to 3.2.11 [Release OVM32]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Installed device mapper packages ::

device-mapper-1.02.67-2.0.1.el5.x86_64
device-mapper-event-1.02.67-2.0.1.el5.x86_64
device-mapper-multipath-0.4.9-46.100.5.el5.1.x86_64
device-mapper-multipath-libs-0.4.9-46.100.5.el5.1.x86_64

kernel-uek-2.6.39-400.215.9.el5uek.x86_64
kernel-uek-firmware-2.6.39-400.215.9.el5uek.noarch

Filesystems based on multipath devices presented from FC storage and not accessible or goes hung on IO

Cause

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