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Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) if use 'metadb -d' Command to Remove Replicas it Shows "unexpected free inode" and "/etc/lvm/lock: Bad file number" (Doc ID 1508316.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2024

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)


When trying to remove meta state database replicas of Solaris Volume Manager (sVM) root disk the following error occur:



 This is most likely to be seen when booting off of a root mirror or when trying to unmirror/unencapsulate SVM boot mirror.


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