Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Changing Parameters on a LUN Fails with "libstmf error: create meta file failed"

(Doc ID 2131641.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

An attempt is made to change a parameter on a ZFS storage appliance LUN. In this particular case, the  Write Cache Disable  tunable is being set to  true.  The command will fail with the following error from the CLI:

 

Similarly, the command fails in the BUI. 

 

Cause

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