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

Scott Robbins scottro11 at gmail.com
Sat May 14 11:03:29 UTC 2016

On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 05:19:07AM +0100, Always Learning wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-05-13 at 23:17 -0453, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> > Is the disk or 1 of its partitions mounted ? If so, can it be
> > unmounted 

Firstly, if at all possible, you're better off doing it with disks
unmounted, booting from a gparted live CD.  

Secondly, if that's not practical, that message is common when using, say
fdisk. Sometimes, running partprobe afterwards will reflect the new
partition scheme, other times, you may just have to reboot.

Scott Robbins
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