Unable to create 16 or more GPT partitions when running on Xen

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  • Cannot create 16 GPT partitions with parted:
Error: Partition(s) 16 on /dev/xvdf have been written, but we have been unable to inform the kernel of the change, probably because it/they are in use.  As a result, the old partition(s) will remain in use.  You should reboot now before making further changes.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • AWS T2 instance
    • Xen Hypervisor

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