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Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) How to Repair a "Needs Maintenance" Metadevice in a One-Way Mirror (Doc ID 1008147.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2021

Applies to:

Solstice DiskSuite Software - Version 4.2.1 to 4.2.1 [Release 4.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 11/06 U3 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Goal

The SVM command metastat reports state information for one-way mirror devices. When the mirror is healthy, the state will report "Okay" for the mirror, submirror and any sub-component (such as a soft partition). For example:

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Option 1: No Change
 Option 2: Complete the Mirror
 Option 3: Remove and Recreate the Metadevice
 Option 4: Eliminate Use of Mirror Metadevice
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