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[root@rc1 Desktop]# /usr/sbin/oracleasm createdisk OCR_VOTE1 /dev/sdc1
Writing disk header: done
Instantiating disk: failed
Clearing disk header: done
[root@rc1 Desktop]#
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by:woolmilkporc
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I assume that SELinux is blocking access to the disk header.

Disable it (change to "SELINUX=disabled" in /etc/selinux/config or /etc/sysconfig/selinux, reboot), then retry.

What do you get with

service oracleasm status

?
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by:walkerdba
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[root@rc1 Desktop]# service oracleasm status
Checking if ASM is loaded: yes
Checking if /dev/oracleasm is mounted: no
[root@rc1 Desktop]#
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by:woolmilkporc
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And

getenforce

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by:walkerdba
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[root@rc1 Desktop]# service oracleasm status
Checking if ASM is loaded: yes
Checking if /dev/oracleasm is mounted: no
[root@rc1 Desktop]# getenforce
Enforcing
[root@rc1 Desktop]#
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woolmilkporc earned 500 total points
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So your issue could well come from SELinux.

See my suggestions in the first comment (disable SELinux).
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by:walkerdba
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I already edited

the file

# This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
# SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
#       enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
#       permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
#       disabled - SELinux is fully disabled.
SELINUX=disabled
# SELINUXTYPE= type of policy in use. Possible values are:
#       targeted - Only targeted network daemons are protected.
#       strict - Full SELinux protection.
SELINUXTYPE=targeted
SELINUX=permissive
~                                                                              
~                                                                              
~                                                                              
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by:woolmilkporc
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Did you reboot?
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by:walkerdba
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yes reboot everything is fine..


Thanks Thanks fine..
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by:walkerdba
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fine
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