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# 8  
Old 02-20-2008
do you mean:

Code:
# metareplace d100 c1t0d0s5 c1t0d0s5

in this case system gave error:
metareplace: sspfs_svr: c1t0d0s5: has appeared more than once in the specification of d101
# 9  
Old 02-20-2008
I think got it now:

Code:
# metareplace -e d100 c1t0d0s5

# 10  
Old 03-11-2008
can this be done online

Can metastat -e be done online . How much is the load it puts on server resources .

We had the device /d45 coming in 'needs maintenance ' status about a month ago . I c the same disk coming in maintenance today. Does this mean I need to replace the disk.
# 11  
Old 03-11-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by xramm
I think got it now:

Code:
# metareplace -e d100 c1t0d0s5

Did that fix your issue?

You will usually know immediately if it fails. Sometimes it will sync up almost all the way before crapping out.

I always do a "metastat|grep %" to monitor the sync progress.
# 12  
Old 03-11-2008
also, another thing I will do is do a "metastat|grep Invoke" to see how many slices are hosed.
# 13  
Old 03-11-2008
CPU & Memory

metareplace -e <mirror> <device> (metreplace enable command) worked in case of disk needs really resynchronisation. I think it meant like Sun Solstice DiskSuite said is useful when a component fails due to human error (for example, accidentally turning off a disk)..

But some of the disks needed physical replacement even though metareplace -e command cleared the errors in the first place.

Also consider the commands; iostat -eE or iostat -en result to see HW errors..
# 14  
Old 04-15-2008
after we replaces a disk with metareplace -e option..,

here do we need to resync ??. how the new disk will update with the old data.

please advice.., thanks

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