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Fdisk(8) Problems Updating Partition Table On Multipathed Disks (Doc ID 578541.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release OL4U4 to OL6U9]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux x86-64Intel Based Server LINUX


Using fdisk(8) to create an LVM disk partition (type 8e) on a newly-created multipath device such as /dev/mpath/mpath0 generates the following message:

Running partprobe(8) has no effect on this.


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