"Disk Layout Failed" during Boot.
If your Compute Node is failing to boot with the error "Disk Layout Failed" then please gather the following information to submit with your support request.
Send /var/log/node-installer from the head node and the disk layout used for these nodes.
% category use <category of the new nodes>
% get disksetup
SSH to a working node within the same category and send us the output of the commands below.
# df -h
# parted -l
Review the node-installer file for any errors or informational messages.
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