Migrating Raw Devices to ASMLib on Oracle Linux 5 and 6

(Doc ID 394955.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] [Release OL5 to OL6U9]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Kernel - Version: 1.0.0-1 to 2.0.5-1
***Checked for relevance on 28-Jul-2011***


This document describes the steps required to migrate ASM disks from raw devices to the Linux specific ASM library (herein "ASMLib"). It assumes that the raw devices are already part of an ASM disk group. The migration steps must be performed by the system administrator.


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