Oracle Linux : Error " /etc/multipath.conf line 18, invalid keyword: hardware_handler "

(Doc ID 2328149.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The server is unable to view the disks attached to the server via multipath. 

e.g.

[root@localhost ~]# multipath -ll
Nov 09 18:22:23 | /etc/multipath.conf line 5, invalid keyword: selector
Nov 09 18:22:23 | /etc/multipath.conf line 8, invalid keyword: prio_callout
Nov 09 18:22:23 | /etc/multipath.conf line 18, invalid keyword: hardware_handler
Nov 09 18:22:23 | /etc/multipath.conf line 19, duplicate keyword: failback
Nov 09 18:22:23 | /etc/multipath.conf line 23, invalid keyword: devnode
Nov 09 18:22:23 | /etc/multipath.conf line 24, invalid keyword: devnode

Changes

 multipath.conf was edited.

Cause

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