Solaris Cluster 3.x Node/System/Server will Not Rejoin Cluster and Fails with "_cladm: CL_GBLMNT_ENABLE: I/O error"

(Doc ID 1002238.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to OSC 3.3 3/13 [Release 3.0 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

 After a reboot a Sun Cluster 3.x node will not rejoin the cluster as it will not boot further than single user mode.

On the console the following errors are evident:

Upon further investigation it is observed that the node is stuck in the S75MOUNTGFSYS startup script (for Solaris 8 and 9 systems)

On Solaris 10 systems, svc:/system/cluster/globaldevices:default smf service is not online and the node is stuck in /usr/cluster/lib/svc/method/globaldevices script.
For Solaris 10 also check:
<Document 1347711.1> Solaris Cluster 3.x Gobal Filesystem Fail to Mount at Boot Time with "_cladm CL_GBLMNT_ENABLE Device busy"

Cause

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