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Local Internal Hard Disk Gets Renamed Once SAN Is Attached on OL6. (Doc ID 2183093.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


On : Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] version, Other Linux Issues or Packages

Local internal hard disk gets renamed once SAN is attached.

The server initially was installed with the internal disk attached only, the local disk was named /dev/sda, once the SAN disks get attached, new devices are detected and the local disk gets renamed to a different device name.

The server is still able to boot from the internal local disk, even though the disk received a new name, because the configuration on /etc/fstab is setup to use the disk UUID.

 Using the blkid we can obtain the disk UUID.


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