SVM - the metainit command hangs (Doc ID 1020978.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

The metainit command hangs when run.
There can be many reasons for metainit to hang, but this document describes one of those reasons and the method to fix the issue.

Cause

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