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It was pretty straight forward: Grow the LUN on the array itself On the server use type subcommand of the format utility and Autoconfigure the LUN in question - this where Report Abuse Like Show 0 Likes (0) 9. Check out device tree cleanup Gaurav_S Moderator Trusted Advisor Certified ‎06-06-2012 05:41 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Re: metas not visible to host in cluster environment JasonBailey Nov 16, 2006 10:12 PM (in response to diskextender) I looked it up for VCS. this contact form

Re: metas not visible to host in cluster environment diskextender Nov 9, 2006 6:16 AM (in response to diskextender) Thank you for the suggestions. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy. Adams Aug 29, 2004 Bad Magic number in disk label Reed, Nov 6, 2005, in forum: Sun Hardware Replies: 6 Views: 19,476 CJT Nov 7, 2005 Can read/open disk label/boot device. if I overwrite the first megabyte of s2 with zeroes, I cannot write on the disk again. http://www.unixpowered.com/unixpowered/2010/07/19/solaris-10-vtoc-weirdness-on-emc-clariion-array/

The Solaris 10 box I'm on now has several Sun/Seagate ST136403 drives, which are a bit smaller then the FC disk. Does the source machine of source luns use IOfencing or any sort of reservation mechanism at SAN layer ? VOX : Business Continuity : Storage Foundation : SAN disks on Solaris in error state and cannot get...

I have a bunch of non-recongnizable FC drives from e-bay, 520 byte sectors. Sun's format couldn't hack it, sformat worked like a >>champ. G View solution in original post 0 Kudos Reply 7 Replies what is the version of OS & Gaurav_S Moderator Trusted Advisor Certified ‎06-06-2012 01:57 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark For seagate drives, the easiest way to do this is to download seatools enterprise utilities, stick a fibre card (ie: lp8000 or similar) in a pc, and use it to reformat

You should be able to low-level format it and it will look the same as any other Sun 36.4 GB drive. Join Us! *Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. I'm unable to label a disk - getting the error "Warning: error writing VTOC - Label failed". http://www.unix.com/solaris/176614-label-slice-disk-erorr.html Why does Solaris need to know parameters like the number of sectors/ track for SCSI and FC disks?

Makes for very confused and frustrated SAN admins calling in So the solution to remove the PR was to remove the PER bit from the device, which is not a great Not sure if these disks were initiallized under Veritas if something was done to them. Thanks for the hint. > I have a bunch of non-recongnizable FC drives from e-bay, 520 byte sectors. > I think they came from AS400's or Hitachi something. > I know Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Search Unanswered Threads Find All Thanked Posts Go to Page... learn linux and unix commands - unix shell scripting label

asked 5 years ago viewed 3684 times active 5 years ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #93 - A Very Spolsky Halloween Special Visit Chat Related 4Visually identifying Dell disks on Solaris4How I just brought up a 70gig FC drive >> that needed reformatting to 512 byte sectors- probably out of some >> horrible EMC box. is there a system call for that? Resadija Solaris 6 03-29-2010 12:38 PM ZFS disk label missing fugitive Solaris 0 06-29-2009 06:14 AM Ways to analyse root disk slice Sapfeer Solaris 3 03-19-2009 04:46 AM Warning: No Disk

On the other hand, fmthard cannot write a VTOC to a disk that isn't labelled. http://txtbl.com/warning-error/warning-error-writing-vtoc-warning-no-backup-labels-label-failed.html After the disk is labelled, the s2 slice is one way of addressing the whole disk. Sun's format couldn't hack it, sformat worked like a >>champ. Please enter a title.

About Us We're a forum dedicated to providing support and advice for motherboards, chipsets and drivers from all manufacturers. I just brought up a 70gig FC drive >>that needed reformatting to 512 byte sectors- probably out of some >>horrible EMC box. Messages follow: ==> MAKING "install" ON SUBDIRECTORY "SRCROOT/patches" NOTICE: Partial source (SRCROOT/patches) missing ==> MAKING "install" ON SUBDIRECTORY "SRCROOT/conf" ==> MAKING DIRECTORY "../incs/sparc-sunos5-cc/Inull" ==> CONFIGURING RULES "../incs/sparc-sunos5-cc/rules.cnf" creating cache ./config.cache checking navigate here PSE lab checked the metas and there are NO celerra flags on them ( I know it might cause the problem).

share|improve this answer answered Nov 5 '10 at 12:28 Zanchey 2,5621426 format writes VTOC to s2, s2 works only if VTOC is present. The Solaris OS is now owned by Oracle. cylinders, heads and sectors are the same, this should work.

Sure, it is not exactly the same situation - different hardware, etc.

Browse other questions tagged solaris hard-drive or ask your own question. Formatting cannot be interrupted. In the past I would boot NetBSD or OpenBSD > or put the disk in a NetBSD or OpenBSD system and use that to write > a Sun disk label. I know it is hard to believe but the EMC stuff probably is more acceptable.

Have done this on several ex emc box fibre drives and it works fine. But this is the only system I have at home with a FC disk interface, and I can't get NetBSD or OpenBSD to boot on this system, so I need to no checking for EMX/OS2 environment... his comment is here Motherboard Forums Forums > Archives > Archives > Sun Hardware > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile

If > you really must install from source, then read the INSTALL/README docs > with great care. > > Gregm > Thanks blastwave.org (pkg-get -i schilyutils) works fine. Until now, I have been doing this on HP EVA array. I still have problems. y Warning: error writing VTOC.

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed yesWarning: error writing VTOC.Warning: no backup labelsWrite label failedEven if I try to format the LUN using format -e and select SMI as the label then also I get the same When it get to the point where it should list > the available disks > it reports there are no disks in the system. > > If I do "prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/c1t1d0s2"

Some people suggested it was a bug in format utility, some installed a different update of Solaris 10, others apparently got it work by booting into single user. No, create an account now. Chris ChrisQuayle, Mar 30, 2007 #14 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? Type of disk: We have 3 quorum devices assigned to both systems, several 2gb mirrored metas and several 34gb mirrored metas (all seen by both systems).

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