Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) in silent mode fails with INS-30508 (Doc ID 987393.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 11.2.0.1.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

New Oracle Restart (single instance) installation of 11gR2 (11.2.0.1) on Linux.

Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) does not recognize ASM disks during the grid infrastructure installation.

When OUI is run in silent mode, the process terminates with the following error:
[FATAL] [INS-30508] Invalid ASM disks.
CAUSE: The disks [ORCL:VOL1, ORCL:VOL2, ORCL:VOL3, ORCL:VOL4] were not valid.
ACTION: Please choose or enter valid ASM disks.

In interactive mode, the candidate disks are not listed.

Cause

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