Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) metasync Service Fails On Boot When Used in Solaris Cluster

(Doc ID 2334851.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.11 [Release 11.0]
Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 to 4.3 [Release 3.2 to 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

During a new install of Solaris Cluster using Solaris Volume Manager for the shared storage, the 'metasync' service fails to start following each cluster node reboot.

A message such as the following is observed:

Nov 30 15:09:53 server01 svc.startd[14]: [ID 652011 daemon.warning] svc:/system/metasync:default: Method "/lib/svc/method/svc-metasync" failed with exit status 1.

 

Changes

This was observed on a new install. 

Cause

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