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Managing Raw Disks in AIX to use with Oracle ASM ( lkdev, rendev ) (Doc ID 1445870.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
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Effective way to manage the raw disks in AIX to be used by ASM. Steps listed in this document will also help prevent data corruption by accidental overwrites due to user errors caused by OS disk naming convention.




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