Solaris 10 10/08 Release Notes

Volume Creation Fails in Systems With Unformatted Disks (5064066)

Creating Solaris Volume Manager volume configurations with the metassist command might fail if an unformatted disk is in the system. The following error message is displayed:

metassist: failed to repartition disk

Workaround: Manually format any unformatted disks before you issue the metassist command.