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Updates to ASMLib Configuration File "/etc/sysconfig/oracleasm" Not Effective (Doc ID 868352.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The configuration file /etc/sysconfig/oracleasm parameters "ORACLEASM_SCANORDER" and "ORACLEASM_SCANEXCLUDE" were updated, but after restarting the Oracleasm service the changes were not put into effect.

For example: multipath was configured and the "dm-" devices are presented.The "/etc/sysconfig/oracleasm" file was configured accordingly:

 

Cause

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