tunefs.ocfs2 does not handle symbolic link

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11

Situation

Using symbolic link instead the real device name will cause an error:

# tunefs.ocfs2 -L newname /dev/vg1/lv01
tunefs.ocfs2: Configuration error discovered while opening device "/dev/vg1/lv1"


Resolution

This is currently being evaluated by development and may be resolved in a future release.
Please use the proper device name instead of the symbolic link in the meantime.

e.g. instead of /dev/vg1/lv01 use /dev/mapper/vg1-lv01

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7005445
  • Creation Date: 05-Mar-2010
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension

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