[CentOS] C6: Gparted "the kernel failed to re-read partition table"

William A. Mahaffey III wam at hiwaay.net
Fri May 13 23:17:20 UTC 2016


On 05/13/16 23:08, Always Learning wrote:
> On C6 (latest) I wanted to add an extra partition, number 14, to a 1TB
> GPT disk.
>
> It failed repeatedly. The error message is:-
>
> ~~~~~~~
>
> GParted 0.19.1
>
> Libparted 2.1
>
> Create Primary Partition #1 (ext4, 33.00 MiB) on /dev/sda  00:00:01
> ( ERROR )
> calibrate New Partition #1  00:00:00    ( SUCCESS )
> path: /dev/sda-1
> start: 613591359
> end: 1953525134
> size: 1339933776
> (638.93 GiB)
> create empty partition  00:00:01    ( ERROR )
> libparted
> messages    ( INFO )
>
>
> WARNING: the kernel failed to re-read the partition table on /dev/sda
> (Device or resource busy). As a result, it may not reflect all of your
> changes until after reboot.
>
> WARNING: the kernel failed to re-read the partition table on /dev/sda
> (Device or resource busy). As a result, it may not reflect all of your
> changes until after reboot.
>
> ~~~~~~~
>
> Does C6's version of Gparted work with GPT disks ?
>
> Thanks.


Is the disk or 1 of its partitions mounted ? If so, can it be unmounted 
? $0.02, no more, no less ....


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