Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) Proactive Replacement Of Mirrored Disk, Where One Or More Slices Are In An 'Ok' State

(Doc ID 1017943.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Solstice DiskSuite Software - Version 4.2 to 4.2.1 [Release 4.0]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
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)


This document provides the proper steps to replace a disk in a Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) mirror that is not failed, but is reporting an unacceptable amount of errors. (For example, hard errors in 'iostat -E', predictive failure analysis exceeded, Sense Code ASC 0x5D, and/or uncorrectable block errors.)

Even though the disk is reporting an unacceptable amount of errors, this document only provides the necessary steps for replacing a disk that is reporting 'Okay' in 'metastat' output.


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