SUMMARY: Recreating SVM RAID0+1

From: <>
Date: Wed Jul 26 2006 - 09:10:46 EDT
Hi all,

Thanks to everyone who replied. The consensus was that using metainit
with the original arguments would do the trick - I rebuilt the machine,
attached the array and tried it - worked fine, no data loss at all.

>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Round, Mark - CALM Technical <>
> Sent:	24 July 2006 14:46
> To:	''
> Subject:	Recreating SVM RAID0+1
> Hi all,
> In a major bind at the moment. To cut a long story short :
> Solaris 10 system on AMD architecture (Ultra 20), recent kernel patch
> screwed it up and now it won't boot. Lots of data on an external SCSI
> array, RAID 0+1 with DiskSuite/SVM. I can mount each half of the
> internal root mirrors when booted from CD-Rom or failsafe, but the
> usual trick of modunload'ing the "md"driver, copying over
> /a/kernel/drv/md.conf to /kernel/drv/md.conf and reloading the module
> isn't working - I can't see any of my volumes.
> So, I'm looking at having to do a complete bare metal restore with the
> last known good backup. However, when I get the system up and running,
> how can I get back at this RAID 0+1 volume ? Am I right in thinking I
> can just use metainit with the original arguments (I have my to
> recreate things with) and then mount the volume ?
> -Mark
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