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VxVM : Re-adding a failed boot disk – incase of correctable errors

  Re-adding a disk is same procedure as replacing a failed disk, except we use same disk. We have to detach the disk  from vxvm, so that the VxVM will detect the disk failure and will cease access to the failed disk.  You can then perform...

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VxVM 5.0- Replacing rootdisk from rootdg – failing with error "Disk public region is too small"

Error while adding  replaced disk to the root mirror Solaris:/etc/vx/bin> vxdg -g rootdg -k adddisk rootdisk=c1t4d0s2 VxVM vxdg ERROR V-5-1-10127 associating disk-media rootdisk with c1t4d0s2:    Disk public region is too small   Resolution:  Solaris :/etc/vx/bin> vxdisk list DEVICE       TYPE            DISK         GROUP        STATUS c1t4d0s2     auto:sliced     –            –           ...

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VxVM Troubleshooting – Procedure to Replace Internal FibreChannel (FC) Disks controlled by VxVM

Hot swapping of a failed disk is fairly straight procedure if the disks are regular SCSI disks, but for the Fibre Channel (FC) disks we should follow different procedure for hot swaping. Below specific procedure should be used when replacing one of the internal disks in...

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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....

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