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Spare Disk reporting "Awaiting Savecore" in Clustered Data ONTAP and ONTAP 9

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9


  • The savecore command cannot complete leaving the spare disk stuck with "Awaiting savecore" status.

Pool0 spare disks

RAID Disk       Device          HA  SHELF BAY CHAN Pool Type  RPM  Used (MB/blks)    Phys (MB/blks)
---------       ------          ------------- ---- ---- ---- ----- --------------    --------------
Spare disks for block checksum
spare           9c.11.8P3       9c    11  8   SA:B   0   SSD   N/A 61153/125241856   61161/125258240
spare           9c.11.11P3      9c    11  11  SA:B   0   SSD   N/A 61153/125241856   61161/125258240
spare           9c.11.8P1       9c    11  8   SA:B   0   SSD   N/A 3632101/7438543360 3632109/7438559744 (Awaiting savecore)

  • If the disk stuck in "awaiting savecore" is the only applicable spare disk needed for a reconstruction, latency as a result of disk utilization due to degraded raid group could result


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