Thanks to one and all who wrote to me regarding this issue.

Craig's solution worked perfectly 100%.

However, that'll teach me to buy a flaky drive off eBay for $65....

Brian.



On Sat, 27 Sep 2008 16:21:26 -0600, Gary Robillard
wrote:

>Hi Brian,
>
>To add to what Craig said, sometimes when you get the AVR message or the
>duplicate volume message the drive will mount as 'unknown' and the
>scratchvol command may complain about the drive being mounted in an invalid
>state. If this occurs you can usually still create the test/dummy volumeset
>(even without scratching) to initialize the volume (as Craig explained).
>When the drive is in the unknown state you can usually use the newset
>command, but the newvol command generally complains...
>
>Thanks,
>
>Gary
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: HP-3000 Systems Discussion [mailto:HP3000-L@RAVEN.UTC.EDU] On Behalf
>Of Craig Lalley
>Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2008 1:46 PM
>To: HP3000-L@RAVEN.UTC.EDU
>Subject: Re: [HP3000-L] AVR Failure
>
>--- On Sat, 9/27/08, Brian Donaldson wrote:
>
>
>> So I swapped out the bad drive and put in another
>> ST136475LW as LDEV 3,
>> booted up ok and then I got another AVR error:
>>
>> WARNING: VOLUME ON LDEV 3 IS A DUPLICATE OF LDEV 2 (AVR 2)
>>
>> Huh? No idea what that means.....
>>

>******************************************
>
>Brian,
>
>It basically means the drive is not initialized. In volutil, scratch the
>volume and create a test volume set.
>
>Reboot and you won't see the message again.
>
>-Craig
>
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