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Device Persistence and Oracle Linux ASMLib (Doc ID 394959.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes some advantages the Linux specific ASM library provided by Oracle (herein "ASMLib") brings to the administration of a Linux system running Oracle. Linux often presents the challenge of disk name persistence. Change the storage configuration and a disk that appeared as /dev/sdg yesterday can appear as /dev/sdh after a reboot today. How can these changes be isolated so that they do not affect ASM?


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