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Warning Error Writing Vtoc. Warning No Backup Labels In Solaris

I just brought up a 70gig FC drive > that needed reformatting to 512 byte sectors- probably out of some > horrible EMC box. 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" Guest How do I use Solaris to write a Sun disk label on a non-Sun disk? Already a member? http://txtbl.com/warning-error/warning-error-writing-vtoc-warning-no-backup-labels-label-failed.html

Notify me of new posts by email. A Seagate ST336704FC is listed as a disk compatible with the Sun Blade 1000. Solaris won't install. The Following User Says Thank You to cerber0 For This Useful Post: newbi8321(02-10-2012) Remove advertisements Sponsored Links cerber0 View Public Profile Find all posts by cerber0 #3 02-10-2012 rua http://www.unixpowered.com/unixpowered/2010/07/19/solaris-10-vtoc-weirdness-on-emc-clariion-array/

A corrupted disk label doesn't always mean that the slice information or the disk's data must be re-created or restored. I can see all my diskgroups and EMC Replication Manager can now mount all replicated copies Thanks for the help all 0 Kudos Reply Contact Privacy Policy Terms & Conditions 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.

Backup label contents: Volume name = < > ascii name = pcyl = 14089 ncyl = 14087 acyl = 2 nhead = 24 nsect = 848 Part Tag Flag flipfloppity posted Aug 14, 2016 Upgrade mobo but keep cpu and... The Solaris 10 box I'm on now has several Sun/Seagate ST136403 drives, which are a bit smaller then the FC disk. Similar Threads How to change BIOS processor cache from write-through to write-back(P2B )?

Choose SMI. When it get to the point where it should list the available disks it reports there are no disks in the system. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... https://groups.google.com/d/topic/comp.unix.solaris/Q8VxvctO0dc Sachan Uebei, Sep 29, 2008, in forum: Sun Hardware Replies: 2 Views: 1,311 Barry OGrady Oct 7, 2008 Loading...

Search for the backup label.format> verify Warning: Could not read primary label. 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 Not ready error during read ASC: 0x4 ASCQ: 0x3 Warning: error reading backup label. Both disks already have partitions in them so I am deleting the partitions of second disk(c1t1do) using format command and selecting cylinder start 0 and size 0mb.

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 It could be me (last time I compiled and made something was in 1995 on a DEC VAX) or just Solaris 10 differences the 3.5 version is a bit dated. 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. Any hints?

Sun's format couldn't hack it, sformat worked like a > champ. weblink Close this window and log in. 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 noEnter starting block number[0, 0/0/0]:Enter ending block number[71383679, 74357/14/63]: 99Loop continuously[no]?Enter number of passes[2]:Repair defective blocks[yes]?Stop after first error[no]?Use random bit patterns[no]?Enter number of blocks per transfer[100, 0/1/36]:Verify media after formatting[yes]?Enable

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 Rainbowserpant posted Oct 30, 2016 at 1:29 PM Dell 500SC Poweredge & Large Disk Mike999 posted Oct 23, 2016 Intel Desktop Board DX38BT... Discussion in 'Sun Hardware' started by [email protected], Mar 18, 2007. http://txtbl.com/warning-error/warning-error-writing-vtoc-warning-no-backup-labels.html Relabel the disk. # formatThe format utility attempts to automatically configure any unlabeled SCSI disk.

Select 0 to automatically configure the disk. The Solaris OS is now owned by Oracle. There are a number solutions for this but should you wish to erase the VTOC from Solaris then you can do this with the solution below.The VTOC (Volume Table Of Contents)

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

did u label the devices from OS using format command ? I'm not sure what the extra V stands for on your model. 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 You can complete this step through the normal disk labeling method, by using either automatic configuration or manual disk type specification.

Warning: Check the current partitioning and 'label' the disk or use the 'backup' command. . . . If the disk was configured successfully, follow Steps 5 and 6. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://txtbl.com/warning-error/warning-error-writing-vtoc-no-backup-labels.html Once sformat has a label on it, regular format will work fine. > > Gregm > I will try this.

Sun's format couldn't hack it, sformat worked like a > >> champ. If I try to write the label I get: Warning: error writing VTOC. Go to Step 12. However, if you choose not to continue with 1-Touch recovery immediately and wish to perform a backup (or any other task), then: Delete the Base/certificates folder on the client, and Restart

Robert , Mar 19, 2007 #4 Chris Lawson Guest wrote: > How do I use Solaris to write a Sun disk label on a non-Sun disk? > > I have I just brought up a 70gig FC drive that needed reformatting to 512 byte sectors- probably out of some horrible EMC box. 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 You'll be able to ask questions about your motherboard or chat with the community and help others.

saclarkdoc posted Jul 16, 2016 ARM7 LPC2138 Thiago Brandão posted Jul 5, 2016 PCI9080 DEHGHAN posted Jul 4, 2016 Loading... If the disk was not configured successfully, follow Steps 7-11. Trinean Trinean, Mar 18, 2007 #2 Advertisements Greg Menke Guest Try sformat, IIRC blastwave has it. All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission.

Chris ChrisQuayle, Mar 30, 2007 #13 ChrisQuayle Guest Gerry Sinkiewicz wrote: > "Greg Menke" <> wrote in message > news:... > >>Try sformat, IIRC blastwave has it. Labeling the disk with the backup label labels the disk with the correct partitioning information, the disk type, and disk geometry. Auto configure", unless I missed it before. > > I still have problems. Register now while it's still free!

All Rights Reserved. If you really must install from source, then read the INSTALL/README docs with great care. You should be able to low-level format it and it will look the same as any other Sun 36.4 GB drive.