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Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - How to disable the DevID feature? (Doc ID 1018803.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2022

Applies to:

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 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


Solaris Volume Manager (SVM, previously known as Solstice DiskSuite) uses a device's "DEV-ID" for uniquely identifying the device.

There may be a need to turn off the dependance on the DevID, although it is usually not necessary. Note that turning this feature off will affect existing metasets. This is described in technical instruction .


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