How To Upgrade ASMLib Kernel Driver as Part of Kernel Upgrade?
(Doc ID 1391807.1)
Last updated on MAY 05, 2020
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 126.96.36.199.0 [Release 10.2 to 18] Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later Linux x86 Linux x86-64 Linux Itanium
ASMLib is a support library for the Automatic Storage Management (ASM). The Oracle ASMLib product has a kernel-specific component, the ASMLib driver. This is provided in an RPM package which must be updated whenever the Linux kernel is updated. This RPM package is closely coupled with the variety of the kernel being used on a given host, so a variety of RPM packages are available.
In the course of system configuration as a system or database administrator, you may have to upgrade the ASMLib Kernel Driver due to the OS Kernel Upgrade.
The present document provides an example on how to upgrade ASMLib Kernel Driver as Part of Kernel Upgrade.
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