Installation on disks with unsupported disk label fails
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 (SLES 12 SP1)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP2)
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk-device-node bs=1024 count=1024
Replace /dev/disk-device-node with the device node of the disk to partition.
Caution: double check whether the device node refers to the correct disk, there is a severe risk of data loss if it points to a different disk. The block device nodes directly in /dev/ are not persistently pointing to the same devices across reboots, especially in multipath environments. It's recommended to use the persistent device names under /dev/disk/by-path/ or /dev/disk/by-id/ to avoid accidentally destroying data on a different disk.
Afterwards, the installer will be able to proceed correctly.
- Document ID:7018129
- Creation Date: 07-Oct-2016
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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