zpool import shows a 'ghost' pool using the same disks as the rpool (Doc ID 2057177.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 5/09 U7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Runing zpool import  shows the following error :

  

  So the same disks are used by the rpool, and the invalid data pool.

 

Changes

 The OS was installed on a pair of disks previously used for pool "data" on another system.

Cause

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