Some Fibre-Attached Storage Creates C*T*D* Device, Some Do Not (Doc ID 1316166.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2012

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 10/09 U8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

As you can see, one volume exposes the :wd suffix-ed device, the other does not:

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s0 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:a
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s1 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:b
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s2 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:c
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s3 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:d
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s4 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:e
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s5 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:f
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s6 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:g
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 14:09 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E71D0004DAF2D33000F12A4d0s7 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e71d0004daf2d33000f12a4:h
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 64 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:wd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s0 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:a
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s1 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:b
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s2 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:c
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s3 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:d
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s4 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:e
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s5 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:f
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 63 Apr 20 13:31 /dev/dsk/c6t60003BA13E7A50004DAF272C0005D119d0s6 -> ../../devices/scsi_vhci/ssd@g60003ba13e7a50004daf272c0005d119:g

Changes

The disks were newly added to the system.

Cause

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