LVM Operation Fails with Error "Couldn't find device with uuid" (Doc ID 2295111.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

When trying to extend LVM filesystem the procedure fails with error complaining about missing device, the same error appears when running any of the lvm commands like "vgdisplay", "lvdisplay" or "pvdisplay". The error returned is:

 

Changes

No changes has been made to the system, the physical volume was not removed or added previously to the server.

Cause

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