GI 11.2.0.3 Installation On Errors PRVF-5150 saying ASMLIB path is not a valid path (Doc ID 1474961.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
Linux x86

Symptoms

GI 11.2.0.3 installation on Linux x86_64bit errors PRVF-5150 is giving a
warning saying path is not a valid path.
However the disks are visible

[grid@mblnx1 ~]$ ll /dev/oracleasm/disks/*.

[grid@mblnx1 ~]$ ll /dev/oracleasm/disks/ASMDISK6
brw-rw---- 1 grid asmadmin 253, 7 May 18 10:07 /dev/oracleasm/disks/ASMDISK6

 
[grid@mblnx1 ~]$  cluvfy stage -pre crsinst -n mblnx1 -asm -asmdev /dev/oracleasm/disks/ASMDISK6 -verbose

Checking Devices for ASM...

ERROR:  /dev/oracleasm/disks/ASMDISK6

Could not find the storage

Checking for shared devices...

PRVF-5150 : Path /dev/oracleasm/disks/ASMDISK6 is not a valid path on all nodes

ASM device passes all checks mentioned in note 1210863.1

Cause

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