Re: Can ASMLib and EMC PowerPath work together?

  • From: Raj S <sanstorage@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Mike Killough <mwkillough@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 10:30:01 -0600

Nothing is lost using rawdevices. ASMlib probably provides ease of
management. You can use either ASMlib or PowerPath and not both.

 On 11/8/05, Mike Killough <mwkillough@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Oracle doesn't officially certify or qualify any multi-pathing tools, but
> PowerPath should work.
> Can anyone explain what is lost when mapping to rawdevices is used and
> ASMLib is not?
> Mike
> >I don't think ASMlib is officially supported with EMC PowerPath. With the
> >new ver. of PowerPath 4.5 I think it might work. Double check with EMC
> >before you proceed. We have several instances of 10G RAC with ASM working
> >with PowerPath not using ASMlib. Mapping with rawdevices and PowerPath
> >works
> >fine. It is very simple to administer and no layers in between.
> > Raj

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