Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) Running a meta Command Fail with "rpc.mdcommd currently busy. Retry operation later." on Multi-Owner Metaset/Diskset

(Doc ID 1642977.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.10.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

The Solaris Volume Manager meta* commands such as metattach, metainit, metarecover or etc. fails with the error "rpc.mdcommd currently busy. Retry operation later" on a multi-owner diskset.

Example:

 

Cause

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