SC3.2/E25k scgdevs: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@1//dev/mc/mc0 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@0,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded (Doc ID 1459871.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2012

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.3U1 5/11 and later
Sun SPARC Sun OS

Symptoms

They added eight new EMC LUNs to Solaris Cluster that were present to the server. The /kernel/drv/sd.conf file was updated with details of these LUNs and then the following commands have been run:
# update_drv -f sd
# scgdevs

// scgdevs gave the following error messages:
# scgdevs
Configuring DID devices
Configuring the /dev/global directory (global devices)
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc0 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@0,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc1 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@1,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc2 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@2,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc3 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@3,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc4 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@20,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc5 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@21,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc6 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@22,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
devfsadm: cannot create link: /global/.devices/node@2//dev/mc/mc7 -> ../../devices/memory-controller@23,400000:mc-us3. max attempts exceeded
obtaining access to all attached disks

Cause

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