Command "Find" Ends With "Warning: Hard Link Count Is Wrong For ./Dev/Oracleasm" (Doc ID 559420.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2009

Applies to:

Linux Kernel - Version: 2.0.3 to 2.0.4
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

An warning is returned when executing the unix 'find' command as follows:-

# find /dev > /dev/null
find: WARNING: Hard link count is wrong for /dev/oracleasm:
this may be a bug in your filesystem driver. Automatically
turning on find's -noleaf option. Earlier results may have
failed to include directories that should have been searched.


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Changes

Drivers/rpms for Oracle ASMLib for RHEL 5 downloaded
from http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/tech/linux/asmlib/rhel5.html.

Library and tools :
oracleasm-support-2.0.4-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasmlib-2.0.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

Drivers for kernel 2.6.18-53.el5 :
oracleasm-2.6.18-53.el5-2.0.4-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

No error raised during the installation of these RPMs or configuration of
the "oracleasm" driver.

Cause

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