kstat warning messages at boot : WARNING: kstat_create('mdi', 0, 'ssd81.t1.fp3'): namespace collision (Doc ID 1496435.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

OpenSolaris Operating System - Version 2009.06 to 2009.06 [Release 10.0]
SunOS

Symptoms

After enabling multipathing via "stmsboot -D fp -e" on each reboot we see following warning type of messages on console and in the /var/adm/messages file:

example:

Oct  4 xxxxxxxx nodename unix: WARNING: kstat_create('mdi', 0, 'ssd81.t1.fp3'): namespace collision
Oct  4 xxxxxxxx
nodename unix: WARNING: kstat_create('mdi', 0, 'ssd81.t2.fp3'): namespace collision
Oct  4 xxxxxxxx
nodename unix: WARNING: kstat_create('mdi', 0, 'ssd81.t3.fp2'): namespace collision

We tried "devfsadm -Cv" and reconfigure reboot, but warning still persists. Mutlipathing works fine

Changes

After enabling multipathing via "stmsboot -D fp -e"

Cause

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