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Old 05-03-2007, 03:59 PM   #1
smile2
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Question partition a mappered device using multipath


Hi,
I have installed multipath and I could see all the mapped devices under /dev/mappper/. I could use "fdisk" to do the partition on mappered devices. However, when I use "sfdisk", it doesn't work, and see following error messages. I need to use "sfdisk" for scripting. Help please.

root@localhost:/root> sfdisk -uM /dev/mapper/3600c0ff0000000000a90447c427cdf00
Checking that no-one is using this disk right now ...
BLKRRPART: Invalid argument

This disk is currently in use - repartitioning is probably a bad idea.
Umount all file systems, and swapoff all swap partitions on this disk.
Use the --no-reread flag to suppress this check.
Use the --force flag to overrule all checks.


Thanks,
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Old 05-04-2007, 11:24 AM   #2
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Uhm... I'm confused. What are you trying to do exactly, as the only way I've used the multipath device mapper is via LVM. Tell me more.

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