Solaris Cluster 3.x "no such device or address" Error when Running newfs on a VxVM Volume (Doc ID 1010416.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to 3.3 U2 [Release 3.0 to 3.3]
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) Software - Version 3.0.6 to 5.1 [Release 3.0 to 5.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

This document address the following error when running newfs on a VxVM volume that is imported, active and is NOT a 'local only' volume under Solaris Cluster 3.x and while booted into cluster:

 

Cause

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