Configuring raw devices (multipath) for Oracle Clusterware 10g Release 2 (10.2.0) on RHEL5/OL5
Last updated on MAY 08, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5 to OL5U9]
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This article is intended for Oracle on Linux Database and System Administrators, particularly those intending to install (or migrate to) Oracle Real Application Clusters 10g Release 2 (10.2.0) on Red Hat/Oracle Linux 5 (OL5). The article is intended to focus on the configuration of raw devices against multipathed devices on OL5 in preparation for RAC Clusterware usage, rather than on multipathing or installation of the Clusterware.
Examples were taken from a working system of the following configuration:
- Enterprise Linux 5 (GA) - 2.6.18-8.el5
- Oracle Clusterware 10g Release 2 (10.2.0)
- Shared storage for Clusterware files served via iSCSI
Note: this document differs to <Note.465001.1> that describes configuration of raw devices against single pathed devices. This Note describes configuration of raw devices against multipathed devices.
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