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metadb create ** metadevice database replica exists on device

829313 Newbie
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hi. guys

FD flag of metadb metadb deleted after regeneration occurs while trying the following message occurred.
" metadevice database replica exists on device."
Why this problem occurs?
Let me know the solution????

# metadb

flags first blk block count
FD a m uo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t2d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t3d0s7
a pc luo 1050 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s7
a pc luo 2084 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t1d0s7
a pc luo 1050 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t1d0s7
a pc luo 2084 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t1d0s7
a pc luo 1050 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t2d0s7
a pc luo 2084 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t2d0s7

# metastat -p
d0 -m d5 d6 1
d5 1 1 c1t1d0s6
d6 1 1 c1t4d0s6
d1 -m d7 d8 1
d7 1 1 c1t2d0s4
d8 1 1 c1t5d0s4
d2 -m d4 d9 1
d4 1 1 c1t2d0s6
d9 1 1 c1t5d0s6
d3 -m d12 d11 1
d12 1 1 c1t3d0s6
d11 1 1 c1t0d0s6

# metadetach d3 d11
# metaclear d11

# metadb -df /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7
# metadb

flags first blk block count
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t2d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t3d0s7
a pc luo 1050 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s7
a pc luo 2084 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s7
a pc luo 16 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t1d0s7
a pc luo 1050 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t1d0s7
a pc luo 2084 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t1d0s7
a pc luo 1050 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t2d0s7
a pc luo 2084 1034 /dev/dsk/c1t2d0s7

# metadb -afc 3 /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7
metadb: testdb: metadevice database replica exists on device

# metadb -a /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7
metadb: testdb: metadevice database replica exists on device

???
  • 1. Re: metadb create ** metadevice database replica exists on device
    Nik Expert
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    Hi.

    You can try:
    prtvtoc /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7
    ( Check that slice s7 not start from sector 0 )
    dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7
    metadb -a /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s7

    Regards.
  • 2. Re: metadb create ** metadevice database replica exists on device
    829313 Newbie
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    hey, guys

    I'm Tested, but the result is the same.
    help me anyone ????

    **** Test Result *******
    #
    # prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/c1t0d0s7
    * /dev/rdsk/c1t0d0s7 partition map
    *
    * Dimensions:
    * 512 bytes/sector
    * 424 sectors/track
    * 24 tracks/cylinder
    * 10176 sectors/cylinder
    * 14089 cylinders
    * 14087 accessible cylinders
    *
    * Flags:
    * 1: unmountable
    * 10: read-only
    *
    * First Sector Last
    * Partition Tag Flags Sector Count Sector Mount Directory
    0 2 00 0 20972736 20972735 /
    1 3 01 20972736 8395200 29367935
    2 5 00 0 143349312 143349311
    6 4 00 29367936 113910144 143278079
    7 0 00 143278080 71232 143349311
    #
    #
    # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rdsk/c1t0d0s7
    dd: unexpected short write, wrote 0 bytes, expected 512
    71233+0 records in
    71233+0 records out

    # metadb -afc 3 /dev/rdsk/c1t0d0s7
    metadb: npdb1: metadevice database replica exists on device

    #

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