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How to install ASM on Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.3

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I am a bit lost .. I have Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.3 and ULN subscription:

The only package available through yum is oracleasm-support.x86_64
I have downloaded http://download.oracle.com/otn_software/asmlib/oracleasmlib-2.0.4-1.el6.x86_64.rpm but i am still missing the kernel drivers i guess:

[root@testdb1 user]# uname -r
2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64
[root@testdb1 user]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.3 (Santiago)
[root@testdb1 user]# cat /etc/oracle-release
Oracle Linux Server release 6.3
[root@testdb1 user]# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
repo id repo name status
ol6_x86_64_UEK_latest Latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64) 64
ol6_x86_64_latest Oracle Linux 6 Latest (x86_64) 17,685
repolist: 17,749
[root@testdb1 user]# yum list updates
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
[root@testdb1 user]# oracleasm
oracleasm oracleasm-discover
[root@testdb1 user]# oracleasm update-driver
Kernel:          2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64 x86_64
Driver name:     oracleasm-2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64
Driver for kernel 2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64 does not exist
[root@testdb1 user]# yum search oracleasm
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
========================================================================================================== N/S Matched: oracleasm ===========================================================================================================
oracleasm-support.x86_64 : The Oracle Automatic Storage Management support programs.
oracleasmlib.x86_64 : The Oracle Automatic Storage Management library userspace code.



What am i missing ?

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