Unable to initialize Oracleasm

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  • Attempting to initialize oracleasm fails with error.
# /usr/sbin/oracleasm init
Loading module "oracleasm": failed
Unable to load module "oracleasm"
Mounting ASMlib driver filesystem: failed
Unable to mount ASMlib driver filesystem
  • Logs show the error:
 modprobe: FATAL: Module oracleasm not found.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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