prepare operation fails prematurely, the
vxprint command may show the new DCO volume in the INSTSNAPTMP state. VxVM can usually recover the DCO volume without intervention. However, in certain situations, this recovery may not succeed. f this happens, the DCO volume must be deleted.
To recover from the failure of the vxsnap prepare command
Alternatively, the DCO volume is removed automatically when the system is next restarted. When the DCO volume has been removed, run the
prepare command again.