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Oracle Linux : How To Supress "zonefs (xvdX) ERROR: Not a zones block device" Messages (Doc ID 2973804.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 to Oracle Linux 9.2 [Release OL7 to OL9U2]
Linux x86-64


The goal of this document is to provide a comprehensive solution for suppressing the "zonefs (xvdX) ERROR: Not a zones block device" error on Oracle Linux. This error can occur in various scenarios, and this document aims to offer a general solution applicable to all such instances.

On Oracle Linux 8.8 with UEKR7 Kernel: The "zonefs (xvdX) ERROR: Not a zones block device" error can occur in Oracle Linux when non-formatted devices (e.g., xvdc, xvdd, xvde) are encountered, typically when using OVMD or similar processes. This error can be disruptive and may impede system administration tasks. The solution involves suppressing these error messages to ensure a smoother system operation.


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