Partition "is already in use, and is a partition of a different device"
(Doc ID 2391336.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
While using kpartx to detect newly created partitions, perhaps for use as ASM disks, we see the error below:
# kpartx -a /dev/mapper/mpathbp
mpathbp1 is already in use, and is a partition of a different device
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