Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) Mounting Soft Partition Fails with "open failed, watermark does not have a valid checksum"
Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2017
Applies to:Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.10.0 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
After replacing a disk in Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) attempting to mount a soft partition from the replaced disk will error with the following:
This issue is noticed after replacing a disk within a mirror. The affected soft partitions are built from the mirror.
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