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Oracle Linux: GPT Error "Primary header thinks Alt. header is not at the end of the disk" (Doc ID 2633427.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2020

Applies to:

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

Goal

We see below errors in system logs make reference to GPT header:

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<hostname> kernel: GPT:Primary header thinks Alt. header is not at the end of the disk.
<hostname> kernel: GPT:838860799 != 838863359
<hostname> kernel: GPT:Alternate GPT header not at the end of the disk.
<hostname> kernel: GPT:838860799 != 838863359
<hostname> kernel: GPT: Use GNU Parted to correct GPT errors.
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Solution

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