Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) metainit report error "Disks with more than 17 partitions are not supported in Solaris Volume Manager" (Doc ID 1911079.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
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

On Ldom: primary with solaris 11 and ldom guest with solaris 10. Vdisk formatted with EFI label in primary and exported to ldom guest .

When try to create Solaris Volume Manger (SVM) metadevice we can see the following error



Changes

The issue appears when add EFI label on server running solaris 11 and then mapped it to a server running solaris 10 or below.

Cause

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