Disk discovery is the mechanism used to find the operating system names for disks Oracle ASM can access. This mechanism finds all the disks that comprise a disk group to be mounted, the disks an administrator wants to add to a disk group, or the disks the administrator might consider adding to a disk group. This section contains the following topics:
For additional information about disk discovery and the
ASM_DISKSTRING initialization parameter, refer to "ASM_DISKSTRING".