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Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) Troubleshoot SVM meta command failure Resolution Path (Doc ID 1503010.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Solstice DiskSuite Software - Version 4.2.1 to 4.2.1 [Release 4.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


This document is a Resolution Path. It will guide you through step by step to Troubleshoot SVM meta command failure.

The following problems are addressed in this document:

SVM meta commands:


Example errors:

rpc failure
no such set
no error
d10: submirror d100 is detached
d12: metadevice in use
d3: metadevice is ope
c1t0d0s1: is a dump device
/dev/rdsk/c1t5d3s5: I/O error
hostname: /dev/rdsk/c1t3d0s0: I/O error
hostname: there are no existing datbases
hostname: Read-only file system
hostname: c1t5d3s5: no space left on device
hostname: c0t0d0s7: overlaps with c0t0d0s0 which is mounted as '/'
hostname: c0t0d0s7: device size xxxx is too small for metadevice database replica
hostname: /dev/md/admin: No such file or directory
hostname: d50: invalid unit
hostname: d10: invalid slice number for drive name
hostname: d51: No such file or directory
hostname: c3txxxxd0s0: No such file or directory
hostname: d10: devices were not RAIDed previously or are specified in the wrong order
hostname: d192: error writing extent header
hostname: d100s0: error opening device under soft partition.
hostname: d50: unknown metadevice type
hostname: d10: submirror too small to attach
hostname: metad client create: RPC: Program not registered
hostname: metad client create: RPC: Rpcbind failure
hostname: setname "test-ds": no such set
hostname: drive d1 is in use
hostname: mediator database header record size is not valid:
hostname: partial diskset detected

Example Synopsises:
core dumps
command hangs
A state database replica is in the unknown state


Troubleshooting Steps

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