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Oracle Linux : Clusters With VMWare Paravirtual Controller Disks That Work Fine (Doc ID 2859268.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


There are various 2-node OCFS2 shared disk clusters with VMWare Paravirtual Controller disks that works fine on kernel version 5.4.17-2036.104.5.el8uek.x86_64 but if upgraded to anything higher the disks are not detected and ocfs2 fails to mount the disks


Oracleasm disk is not visible on the server.

Disk is visible with kernel 5.4.17-2036.104.5.el8uek.x86_64.
But when tried on UEK6R2 and UEK6R3, the disk are not visible

and below message is observed during system boot.



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