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Major and Minor Number Inconsistency after oracleasm creatdisk for PowerPath (Doc ID 420841.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version 2.4 to 2.4
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You create new asm disks using "oracleasm createdisk" but the major/minor numbers used for asm disks are inconsistent across the cluster nodes. For example on node 1:

Changes

New oracleasm disks are defined using:

       # /etc/init.d/oracleasm createdisk DISK01 /dev/emcpowern1

or similar.

Cause

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