Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) SPARC How to Replace a Failed, SCSI Disk, Mirrored with SVM
Last updated on NOVEMBER 09, 2017
Applies to:Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
In this document, we will replace a failed disk drive which is mirrored by Solaris Volume Manager.
This example is for a internal scsi boot disk. The commands to remove and replace (warm swap) the drive are bundled within all the SVM steps.
This document is for SPARC architecture,
- if you have a X86 system then refer to:
Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) x86 How to Replace a Failed, SCSI Disk, Mirrored with SVM (Doc ID 1602531.1)
- if using internal FC-AL disks as root disks then refer to:
Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) How to Replace Internal System FC-AL Disks in 280R, V480, V490, V880, V890, and E3500 Servers (Doc ID 1010753.1)
- if using internal SAS disks as root disks then refer to:
Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - T3/T4/T5/T7/Mx000 Internal SAS Disk Replacement Example if Mirrored Root Disk (Doc ID 1982121.1)
Here, you can see the fault of the drive. Utilities such as format, /var/adm/messages and metastat are reviewed.
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