Attempting to delete a LUN in the Oracle VM Manager yields OVMRU_002026E "Cannot use or delete physical disk: Y, it already contains a file system: [X]" (Doc ID 2112446.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.1.1 and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle VM and Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, when attempting to delete a LUN on an external storage server, the job created to delete the LUN on the storage fails with the following kind of error message :

 No information is printed from reading the raw device. So it appears that there is no file system present on the LUN.

Cause

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