Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Volume Manager 
%s not a valid dmpnode disk access name.

This message is displayed when I/O error occurs. Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) is unable to access the device at that time.


Veritas solutions
Solution 1 Vote: [Useful] [Not useful]
Last Modified: 2012-12-06 08:09:31 PST
Platform: Generic
Release: 5.0MP3

To solve this issue, perform solution 1 first. If solution 1 doesn’t work, perform solution 2.

Solution 1


  1. Run # hastop –local to freeze Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) clusters.


  1. Run the following commands to clean up the online device tree:

# mv /etc/vx/ /etc/vx/

# mv /etc/vx/ /etc/vx/

# vxconfigd –k           

Solution 2

Run the following commands to clean up the offline device tree:

# mv /etc/vx/ /etc/vx/

# mv /etc/vx/ /etc/vx/

# reboot -- -r


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