Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) metainit Fails with "overlaps with device in metadevice state database" After Disk Replacement (Doc ID 2011535.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
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

Disk c1t1d0 has been replaced, after all Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) metadevices on it were detached and cleared. Most slices of drive have been initiated as metadevices, but an error is seen when attempting to run metainit on d21 (c1t1d0s1):

Current State:

 

Cause

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