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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 JANUARY 31, 2022

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.


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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