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On Sun StorEdge 35xx Arrays running 3.27R firmware, setting the value 'Auto Global Spare' to enabled may result in existing Logical Drives to be lost (Doc ID 1012774.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 12, 2013

Applies to:

Sun Storage 3510 FC Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 3511 SATA Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 3310 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 3320 SCSI Array - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

On a Sun StorEdge 3310/3320/3510/3511 array, logical drives may be lost if the auto-global-spare attribute is enabled.  This will occur when a disk, in an existing logical drive, is  marked as "NONE BAD" and the array is rebooted. Upon reboot, the disk will become a global spare and the Logical Disk will be lost.

 

Changes

The only change is the failure of a disk. The sccli command show disks will report something similar to the output for disk Id 1.

sccli> show disks
Ch     Id      Size         Speed  LD       Status       IDs        Rev
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 2(3)   0    136.73GB      200MB  ld0      ONLINE     <vendor> 0207
                                                      S/N 3HY065RD00007308                                           
 2(3)   1    0GB           200MB  NONE      BAD       <vendor>  0207
                                                      S/N 3HY0CGR100007328

                                            

Cause

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