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The 'oracleasm' Service Fails to Start After Installing Correct Driver with "Initializing the Oracle ASMLib driver: [FAILED]" (Doc ID 2293796.1)

Last updated on MAY 20, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.11 [Release OL5 to OL5U11]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After installing Oracle ASMLib driver and the corresponding support libraries, and configure it correctly, the 'oracleasm' driver fails to load with the following error:

 

Cause

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