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Creating ASMLib Disk Fails With Error: "Marking disk "NAME" as an ASM disk: [FAILED]" (Doc ID 1640224.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 to Oracle Linux 6.5 [Release OL5U5 to OL6U5]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 2-Sep-2015***


When trying to create ASMLib disk by using oracleasm utility the process fails complaining that the disk is already marked as ASM disk, see example below:



The disk to be created as ASMLib disk was part of ASM, or it was used as ASMLib in a previous configuration.


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