My Oracle Support Banner

Attempts to Remove a vdisk from a Guest Domain Fail With: "Device being used by VxVM" (Doc ID 1573689.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempts to remove a vdisk from a guest domain fail with a message similar to the following:

# ldm remove-vdisk disk1 myguest
Guest LDom returned the following reason for failing the operation:

  Resource             Information
----------------  -------------------------
/dev/dsk/c2d17s2  Device being used by VxVM
VIO operation failed because device is being used in LDom myguest
Failed to remove vdisk instance


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.