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Oracle10g Grid Computing with RAC
Chapter 5 - Preparing Shared Storage

What is shown above is a relatively simple storage scenario. One disk device (/dev/sdd) is divided into multiple partitions. Based on above plan the OCFS mount points can be created as follows:

/dev/sdd1  --> /data/oracle/NYREP/u02       12289693+ (i.e. 12 gb)
/dev/sdd5  --> /data/oracle/NYREP/u01        3076416  (i.e.  3 gb)
/dev/sdd6  --> /data/oracle/NYREP/r01        2048256  (i.e.  2 gb)
/dev/sdd7  --> /data/oracle/NYREP/archive    5124703+ (i.e.  5 gb)

Download OCFS modules for your Linux platform (for the SMP kernel or Enterprise Kernel) and Linux Version, from the web site Always look for the latest and recommended release of the OCFS packages.

Then install the RPM(s) by root.

[root@host-0001 software]# pwd

The above text is an excerpt from:

Oracle 10g Grid & Real Application Clusters
Oracle 10g Grid Computing with RAC
ISBN 0-9744355-4-6

by Mike Ault, Madhu Tumma


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