Ignoring Supplied Major 253 Number - Kernel Assigns Major Numbers Dynamically

(Doc ID 2126254.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] to Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] [Release OL6U6 to OL6U7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After performing an upgrade from the RHCK to UEK3 on Oracle Linux 6.7, when attempting to scan the LV or PV we get below error

 

 

Changes

 Switching from Redhat Compatible Kernel (RHCK) to Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel version 3 (UEK3)

Cause

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