This post is long overdue, and it’s as much a reminder to myself as it is a post for you to find when scratching your head.
Here’s the situation: Oracle Restart on an Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.5 system with ASMLib in use. I have installed 220.127.116.11 plus the latest PSU to bring database and Grid Infrastructure to 18.104.22.168.5-so far so good. I have used the non-GUI approach and everything seemed ok until I tried to create a database for some benchmarking. Here’s the surprising output: