With no change to the multipath device, pvresize command reports repeated successful resizes

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Issue

  • When pvresize is run against a multipath device that is already at 100% of the device size, the command outputs:

      1 physical volume(s) resized / 0 physical volume(s) not resized
    
  • Instead of the expected:

      0 physical volume(s) resized / 1 physical volume(s) not resized
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Logical Volume Manager
  • Multipath

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