multipathd: spurious uevent, path not found

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

In /var/log/messages we are getting below errors continuously :

Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 12:47:27 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostnamemultipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: sda: spurious uevent, path not found
Sep  9 13:05:34 hostname multipathd: uevent trigger error

Notice that in this situation, /dev/sda is not a storage device forming any multipath map, its the internal disk

# cat /etc/multipath.conf
defaults {
    user_friendly_names yes
}
blacklist {
    wwid 3600508b1001c75ccf265ebc995aab8f4
}
-------

# ll /dev/disk/by-id/ | grep sda
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 Sep  9 14:47 scsi-3600508b1001c75ccf265ebc995aab8f4 -> ../../sda

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.2
  • Device Mapper Multipath

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