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What is the meaning of the message: "drive not available: formatting" from the Solaris [TM] format(1m) utility? (Doc ID 1005475.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Storage T3+ Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage T3 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Flash F5100 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage J4500 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Goal

Description

This message is sometimes reported for a disk when running the Solaris [TM] format(1m) utility, e.g.:

 

 


What does it mean?

Solution

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