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Oracle Linux: How to Remove a Dead Multipath Device without Reboot (Doc ID 2263986.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.2 and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.1.1 and later
Linux x86-64


Once a multipath device is down, I/O to this device is blocked.  That can cause hang when collecting a sosreport, discovering a Oracle VM server/compute node or scanning/refreshing a disk in Oracle / Private Cloud Appliance environment.



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