Create PV Volume on Multipath Device Failed With Error 'Partition table signature found'

(Doc ID 2282654.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Try to create PV volume on a multipath lun failed. 

But this error is missleading, the device /dev/mapper/mpathg does exist and no filter has been set in /etc/lvm/lvm.conf.

Cause

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