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Solaris Cluster Boot of Zone Cluster Fails with "SUNW-MSG-ID: ZFS-8000-xx" and "ZFS device 'root' in pool 'xxx' has insufficient replicas to continue." if root is Configured on "local zpool" (Doc ID 1662290.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition - Version 3.3 to 4.3 [Release 3.3 to 4.3]
Solaris Cluster - Version 3.3 to 4.3 [Release 3.3 to 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)


When Solaris Cluster is configured with zone cluster than the zone cluster can use a "local zpool" to boot the zone cluster. A "local zpool" is a zpool which should only be available on one Solaris Cluster node WITHOUT using SUNW.HAStoragePlus.

But after shutting down a Solaris Cluster node the start of the zone cluster fails.
In the /var/adm/messages the below messages are seen when the node is booting:





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