Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Volume Manager 
Device %s is already in use by a foreign Volume Manager

The device you are trying to add to the VxVM disk group is already used by a different (foreign) volume manager.


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Solution 1 Vote: [Useful] [Not useful]
Last Modified: 2010-11-04 18:17:51 PDT
Platform: Solaris 10 (SPARC), Solaris 10 (x86-64)
Release: 5.1

To correct this error:

  1. Remove the device from foreign volume manager control.
  2. Clear the meta data on the device using the commands specified by the foreign volume manager.
  3. Try adding the device to VxVM again.


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