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

Last updated on MAY 07, 2019

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
irmn01sn02.fiab.local:/export/INFRA-Ansible/exalytics_monitoring 1.0G 6.5M 1018M 1% /mnt/monitoring
none 7.8G 48K 7.8G 1% /var/lib/xenstored
/dev/mapper/3600605b0069cdfb01cc01b3706e01222 2.5T 595G 1.9T 24% /OVS/Repositories/0004fb0000030000262a107993e85dda
/dev/mapper/3600605b0069cdfb01cc01b1c05374e43 657G 161G 497G 25% /OVS/Repositories/0004fb00000300000e7b725c0a222e8e

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