In this article we are going to learn how to load oracleasm module or solve if oracleasm not mounted. Some time we face loading module oracleasm failed error.
During creating the ASM disk we are facing the below error
oracleasm module not loaded or /dev/oracleasm not mounted.
#oracleasm createdisk DATA1 /dev/sdb1
oracleasm module not loaded or /dev/oracleasm not mounted
How to check oracleasm status
Use below command to check oracleasm status.
Checking if ASM is loaded: no
Checking if /dev/oracleasm is mounted: no
Load the oracleasm module
Solution for loading module oracleasm failed. The below command will help you to load oracleasm module.
Creating /dev/oracleasm mount point: /dev/oracleasm
Loading module "oracleasm": oracleasm
Configuring "oracleasm" to use device physical block size
Mounting ASMlib driver filesystem: /dev/oracleasm
How to verify the oracleasm configuration
The below steps will help you to verify the oracleasm configuration.
#df -ha |grep -i oracleasm
oracleasmfs 0 0 0 - /dev/oracleasm
#lsmod | grep oracleasm
oracleasm 61440 1
Now it's time to Initialize the disks using oracleasm
# oracleasm createdisk DATA1 /dev/sdb1
Writing disk header: done
If still you are facing same error then you should try to reinstall kmod-oracleasm rpm.
#yum install kmod-oracleasm -y
This time you will see the asm disk has been created successfully. Thanks for reading.