Solaris Cluster 3.x: Node/Server/System Fails to Join Cluster due to Duplicate Minor Number of VxVM disk group

(Doc ID 1008346.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to OSC 3.3 3/13 [Release 3.0 to 3.3]
Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition - Version 3.1x to OSC 3.3 3/13 [Release 3.1 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

Solaris Cluster node is unable to join the cluster. The problem is that there are duplicate minor numbers assigned to multiple volumes in a VxVM (Veritas Volume Manager) environment.
Below is a sample error message:

 

Cause

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