Asm Devices Are Still Held Open After Dismount or Drop (Doc ID 402526.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why are the ASM devices still opened by Oracle foreground and background processes even after they have been dropped or dismounted?

Solution

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