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Solaris Cluster 3.x, SVM, Creating metadevice Fails with "Number of symbolic links encountered during path name traversal exceeds MAXSYMLINKS" (Doc ID 1012616.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.1x to 3.3 [Release 3.1 to 3.3]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.10.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


Creating a new metadevice in a Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) diskset in Solaris 10 Operating System results in a series of errors like the following example.

Note: <Document 1009534.1> covers this issue for systems running Solaris 8 and 9 Operating System.


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