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Veritas disk showing error state

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vxdisk list | grep sdka
sdtq         auto            -            -            error

( The above disk is used for BCV Import Jobs and is in error state. Unable to initialise with read lvm headers blocks)


vxdisk list sdka
Device:    sdka
devicetag: sdka
type:      auto
flags:     error private autoconfig
pubpaths:  block=/dev/vx/dmp/sdka char=/dev/vx/rdmp/sdka
guid:      {5d01555e-d3c2-11e2-bf44-c4c593691c9d}
udid:      EMC%5FSYMMETRIX%5F000192600913%5F1301E62008
site:      -
Multipathing information:
numpaths:   2
sdka            state=enabled
sdkr            state=enabled


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The issue may be seen when the system is booted with BCV devices in an established state (write-disabled). DMP opens the path of the device in read only mode and caches the open. Any subsequent application open in write mode fails.

This technote (although for hpux) could be related: