Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) 'metastat' Command Shows Hot Spare in "Broken' State, How to Repair it? (Doc ID 1007456.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Solstice DiskSuite Software - Version 4.2.1 to 4.2.1 [Release 4.0]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

From the Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) 'metastat' command, a hot spare device appears to be in the "Broken" state.
For example:

 

Cause

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