Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) metastat Command Reports/Shows Both Sides of a Mirror in a "Last Erred" State (Doc ID 1018270.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Solstice DiskSuite Software - Version 2.0.1 to 4.2.1 [Release 2.0 to 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 x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

A set of data has been successfully mirrored with Solaris Volume Manager (SVM).  All I/O to the mirror appears to be normal. There are no delays in read/write operations and no errors in /var/adm/messages.

However, the output of metastat identifies both submirrors as Last Erred instead of Okay.  For example:

 

Changes

There have been no recent changes to the system. There may of, (or may not of) been a cause and effect which can be attributed to the anomaly.

Cause

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