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"disk partition" command fails due to “disk partition: <device> is not partitionable” error after disk replacement

Applies to

  • FAS2520
  • Data ONTAP 8.3


  • The replaced DISK cannot be partitioned automatically
  • Manual execution of rawsize command fails with "is not partitionable" 


cluster1-01*> disk partition -n 2 -i 1 -b ****** 0a.00.4 

disk partition: 0a.00.4 is not partitionable.



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