Loading Module Oracleasm: Unable To Load Module Oracleasm

(Doc ID 743885.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Linux x86
Generic Linux
Obsolete Linux Intel (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server Itanium
Linux x86-64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Linux Itanium

Symptoms

ASMLIB configuration failed due to the next error:

root@pttstgen24 ASM_rpm# /etc/init.d/oracleasm configure
Configuring the Oracle ASM library driver.

This will configure the on-boot properties of the Oracle ASM library
driver. The following questions will determine whether the driver is
loaded on boot and what permissions it will have. The current values
will be shown in brackets ('[]'). Hitting <ENTER> without typing an
answer will keep that current value. Ctrl-C will abort.

Default user to own the driver interface []: tuba
Default group to own the driver interface []: dba
Start Oracle ASM library driver on boot (y/n) [n]: y
Fix permissions of Oracle ASM disks on boot (y/n) [y]: y
Writing Oracle ASM library driver configuration: OK
Loading module "oracleasm": Unable to load module "oracleasm"
FAILED

Cause

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