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SVM - there are no existing databases.

I am facing problems with SVM installed on vmware workstation on intel platform. I have created replicas and a mirror volume using unmountable slices. But when I reboot my hardware I am not able to execute any SVM cmd's getting an error "there are no existing databases."
Below are o/p's of few cmd's

bash-3.00# echo | format
Searching for disks...done

AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
0. c1t0d0 <DEFAULT cyl 1824 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
/pci@0,0/pci1000,30@10/sd@0,0
1. c1t1d0 <DEFAULT cyl 1302 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
/pci@0,0/pci1000,30@10/sd@1,0
2. c1t2d0 <DEFAULT cyl 1302 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
/pci@0,0/pci1000,30@10/sd@2,0
3. c1t3d0 <DEFAULT cyl 1302 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
/pci@0,0/pci1000,30@10/sd@3,0
Specify disk (enter its number): Specify disk (enter its number):

There is a service mdmonitor which is in maintenance mode, and not able to bring it online though all the services it is dependant are online.

bash-3.00# svcs -a | grep -i md
online 19:55:49 svc:/network/rpc/mdcomm:default
online 19:55:54 svc:/system/fmd:default
maintenance 19:55:54 svc:/system/mdmonitor:default

bash-3.00# svcs -d mdmonitor
STATE STIME FMRI
online 19:55:22 svc:/system/metainit:default
online 19:55:30 svc:/system/filesystem/minimal:default
online 19:55:49 svc:/network/rpc/meta:default

bash-3.00# svcs -xv mdmonitor
svc:/system/mdmonitor:default (SVM monitor)
State: maintenance since Thu Nov 25 19:55:54 2010
Reason: Start method failed repeatedly, last exited with status 1.
See: man -M /usr/share/man -s 1M mdmonitord
See: /var/svc/log/system-mdmonitor:default.log
Impact: This service is not running.

bash-3.00# more /var/svc/log/system-mdmonitor:\default.log
[ Jul 10 20:09:09 Disabled. ]
[ Jul 10 20:09:09 Rereading configuration. ]
[ Nov 24 18:03:49 Enabled. ]
[ Nov 24 18:06:18 Rereading configuration. ]
[ Nov 24 18:06:37 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-mdmonitor") ]
No 'mddb_bootlist' entry in /kernel/drv/md.conf.
[ Nov 24 18:06:37 Method "start" exited with status 0 ]
[ Nov 24 19:55:47 Stopping because service disabled. ]
[ Nov 24 19:55:47 Executing stop method (null) ]
[ Nov 25 18:00:11 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-mdmonitor") ]
/usr/sbin/metadevadm -r failure 1.
[ Nov 25 18:00:12 Method "start" exited with status 1 ]

bash-3.00# more /kernel/drv/md.conf
#
#pragma ident "@(#)md.conf 2.2 04/04/02 SMI"
#
# Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
# Use is subject to license terms.
#
# The parameters nmd and md_nsets are obsolete. The values for these
# parameters no longer have any meaning.
name="md" parent="pseudo" nmd=128 md_nsets=4;
# Begin MDD database info (do not edit)
mddb_bootlist1="sd:67:16:id1,sd@f15f8276c4ced04b600029b5b0000/d sd:68:16:id1,sd@f15f8276c4ced04b600029b5b0000/e sd:131:16:id1,sd@f15f8276c4ced04b60004731c000
1/d sd:196:16:id1,sd@f15f8276c4ced04b6000b95460002/e sd:132:16:id1,sd@f15f8276c4ced04b60004731c0001/e sd:195:16:id1,sd@f15f8276c4ced04b6000b95460002/d";
# End MDD database info (do not edit)

I am sorry for making the forum so big. Please help me how to resolve this issue. Thanks in advance.

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