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Replacement disk not recognized on X4540 (Doc ID 1386502.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2018

Applies to:

Sun Fire X4540 Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Fire X4500 Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 15-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

Under very rare circumstance, replacement disk would not be recognized by the system, and when "#cfgadm -al" is issued customer would see sd instance under Attachment Point (Ap_Id) instead of the actual target.

x4540# raidctl -l
Controller: 1
Disk: 0.0.0
'
'
Disk: 0.7.0
Controller: 2
Disk: 0.0.0
Disk: 0.1.0
Disk: 0.2.0
Disk: 0.3.0
Disk: 0.5.0
Disk: 0.6.0
Disk: 0.7.0

Discrepancy in cfgadm -alv

Ap_Id Type Receptacle Occupant Condition
c2 scsi-bus connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t0d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t1d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t2d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t3d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t5d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t6d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::dsk/c2t7d0 disk connected configured unknown
c2::sd30 disk connected unconfigured unknown  <<<<<<<<<<<<<
(SD Instance Number recorded as  Attachment Point ID- Stale Entry )

Changes

Customer had replaced a disk. 

Cause

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