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What is ORCL prefix for in ASM Disks?

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version: 11.2 / RHEL 5.8

Once the ASM Disk is created using oracleasm, you can add the ASM Disk to the disk group like
SQL> alter diskgroup DATA1 add disk 'ORCL:DISK2';

Diskgroup altered.
Is the prefix "ORCL:" mandatory ? What is it for, anyway ?

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