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Oracle Linux: ASMLib Oracleasm Createdisk Command Fails: "Device '/dev/emcpowera1 is not a partition [Failed]" (Doc ID 469163.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.0.3-1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.0.3-1 *** ***

Symptoms

The "oracleasm createdisk" command fails with the following error despite the device having been correctly partitioned:

Changes

You are using EMC PowerPath version <= 5.3.0

Cause

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