Unable to initialize Oracleasm

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Issue

  • 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.
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

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