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Oracle Linux and OVM: Unable To Delete ASM Disks " Device or resource busy " (Doc ID 2180972.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A disk can be dropped from the ASM disk group, or the disk group can be rebalanced.  To all appearances, the disk is not in use. However, the ASM label cannot be removed from the disk:

Cause

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