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Solaris Cluster 3.x And Veritas Volume Manager: scvxinstall -e Command Fails With Error "Cannot validate 318 for vxio." (Doc ID 1548561.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 to 3.3 U1 [Release 3.2 to 3.3]
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) Software - Version 3.5 to 5.1 [Release 3.0 to 5.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

On Solaris Cluster 3.x it is possible to use the command 'scvxinstall -e' or 'clvxvm encapsulate -v' to encapsulate the root disk with Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM).

Running 'scvxinstall -e' to install and encapsulate VxVM root disk automatically on a Solaris Cluster fails with the following error:

In this example the major number for vxio driver is 318. But it can also be another major number.

Cause

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