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Dell PowerVault 3000 / iSCSI virtual disks won't initialize due to "incorrect function"

Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I just loaded my Dell PowerVault 3000i with 7000 more GB of space and would like to use it.  I can create virtual disks and link them to a disk group, but ONLY ONE virtual disk will initialize.

I keep getting a dialog pop-up from Logical Disk Manager that says, "Incorrect function."

It doesn't matter whether I make 2, 3, or 4 virtual disks, I can only initialize one or two the virtual disks.

LUN numbers are assigned started at 0 and are assigned 0 and 1 for two disks.  0, 1, and 2 for three disks and so on.  There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason as to which one or two volumes work.  I just did a test of 4 volumes and the 2 and 4th virtual disks were okay, but the 1st and 3rd gave the "Incorrect function" error when I attempted to put them Online or Initialize them.

Restarting the VM doesn't help me at all.

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