parted - scripted partitioning (of all multipathed SAN LUNs)

for i in $(multipath -ll | grep "3PARdata,VV"|awk '{print $1}') ; do parted -a optimal /dev/mapper/$i --script -- mklabel gpt mkpart primary 1 -1 set 1 lvm on ; done
`multipath -ll` requires Device Mapper multipath.conf configuration. And of course, replace "3PARdata,VV" with your disk array's SCSI vendor,LUN name. - GPT partition table allows you to create >2TB partitions

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By: mhs
2012-09-12 15:30:36

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