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Old 11-11-2009
Soft Link Ownership After Reboot

Hi,

I have created soft links for some devices /dev/xvd*1. The owner of the soft links is oracle:dba. The problem is after reboot the ownership is changed to root:root. How can I permanently change the ownership to oracle:dba?

Thanks.
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Old 11-11-2009
Which version of Redhat are you using? Have you modified your udev rules?
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Old 11-13-2009
I'm using Oracle Enterprise Rel 5. I have created virtual machines with shared disks. After reboot the owner of the soft link and disk itself changes to root.
I found a work around/solution for this.
Usde chown -h oracle:dba to change the ownership of soft links. This persists during reboots. For /dev/xvd*1 partitions I created a script to change the ownership and placed it in folder /etc/init.d. Called this script through /etc/inittab to change the ownership at boot time.

Please share if there is a better solution.

Thanks.

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