Solaris Volume Manager (SVM): metareplace Command Fails With "device-name is a dump device" (Doc ID 1465430.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2016

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)

Symptoms

When attempting to replace a metadevice that had previously been used as a swap device, the metareplace command may fail with the following errors.

Cause

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