Virtual Disk on Oracle VM Server for SPARC (LDoms) Missing with Certain Patch/SRU

(Doc ID 1675880.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.1 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When this issue happens, guest domains cannot see virtual disks. If the boot disk is not seen, the guest domains fail to boot.

Also error messages like the following are seen in the IO domain (either control domain or service domain) that exports the virtual disks.

/var/adm/messages

vd_setup_vd() returns error 5 (EIO) following the vd_setup_XXX() error. (XXX can be single_slice_disk, full_disk, etc. depending on the backend device type.)

 

This issue can occur when IO domain's release is as follows:

SPARC Platform

Cause

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