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Solaris Troubleshooting : SDS/SVM – Replace failed disk from root mirror

You will need the following info handy to proceed with the process:         1.  ls -l /dev/dsk/c#t#d#s# of the alternate sub-mirror boot device         2. partition table layout of the failed boot device     Part I Creating an openboot prom alias to alternate boot device 1....


Solaris Solstice DiskSuite: recover a metadevice that is in an unstable state OR how to recreate metadevice without losing data

When  a metadevice goes into an undefined state,  recovery of metadevice with meta commands is problematic.   The workaround is to re-create the metadevice after carefully recording the current configuration from metastat -p.   The procedure is a bit risky if not followed carefully, so keep the backup handy....


Solaris SVM : Disk replacement for Systems With Internal FCAL Drives Under SVM (V280R, V480, V490, V880, V890):

Beginning with Solaris 9 Operating System (OS), Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) software uses a new feature called Device-ID (or DevID), which identifies each disk not only by it’s c#t#d# name, but also by a unique ID generated by the disk’s World Wide Number (WWN), or serial...


Solaris SDS : Both Submirrors go into ‘Needs Maintenance’ when I/O is performed but no disk errors seen

The following is the Sample SVM(Solaris Volume Manager) configuration of the layered soft partition. d50: Soft Partition Device: d100 State: Okay Size: 10485760 blocks (5.0 GB) Extent              Start Block              Block count 0                        1                 10485760 d100: Mirror Submirror 0: d101 State: Okay Submirror 1: d102 State: Okay...

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