device dev/sda not found or ignored by filtering using vmware (openstack)

asked 2017-04-20 08:35:32 -0500

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hey peaple, i'm trying to install a storage node to use with openstack, this procedure requires installing LVM on this particular node, so i try to follow the official guide but i get this problem (check the title) whenever i try to execute "pvcreate /dev/sda".

error : device dev/sda not found or ignored by filtering

i checked the file lvm.config under /etc/lvm and i have nothing filtered.

searched for all possible solutions online and tried most of them but nothing worked.

any help would be appreciated, thank you,

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Check for verbose output just in case if you get any additional information: pvcreate -vvv /dev/sda.

Is the device part of multipathing solution ?

Rajesh Ramachandran gravatar imageRajesh Ramachandran ( 2017-04-25 03:53:48 -0500 )edit