Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) meta Command fails with "replica slice is not usable as a metadevice component" or "No space left on device" when Creating a Submirror

(Doc ID 1627062.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.1 to 4.3 [Release 3.1 to 4.3]
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

A) When trying to create a submirror with metainit command of Solaris Volume Manager the following issue occured:

Seen on Solaris 11 SPARC or x86:

The submirror d999 was temporary attached to clean the "Last Erred" state.

Cause

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