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Exalytics - Why Do Exalytics dom0 O/S Device Names Start With "sdy"? (Doc ID 2533791.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Goal

 Why does an Exalytic dom0 server use "sdy" device named for disk and not "sda"?

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sdy2 2.9G 1.7G 1.1G 62% /                             
tmpfs 7.8G 4.0K 7.8G 1% /dev/shm
/dev/sdy1 95M 62M 28M 69% /boot
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