Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Volume Manager 
Subdisk %s:Length is not a multiple of the disk group alignment


The message is displayed if you fail to create the Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) objects because the value of the following attributes is not a multiple of the current disk group alignment.
  • Volume length
  • Volume log length
  • Disk Media length of opaque disks
  • Subdisk length
  • Plex stripe width
  • Subdisk plex offset
  • Subdisk offset


Veritas solutions
Solution 1 Vote: [Useful] [Not useful]
Last Modified: 2013-03-11 09:09:44 PDT
Platform: Generic
Release: 5.1


To solve the issue, do the following: 
  1. Get the current disk group alignment value with the following command:
    # vxdg  list diskgroup_name | grep alignment
  2. Make sure that the new length you provide is a multiple of the disk group alignment value and retry.


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