How to verify I/O device errors on V210/V240/V215/V245/V250/V440/V445, T1000/T2000, T5120/T5140/T5220/T5240/T5440, V480/V490/V880/V890 servers
Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2017
Applies to:Sun Fire V480 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V880 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V210 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V215 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V240 Server - Version All Versions and later
This document will help the user to identify a failing disk device based on errors reported in the 'format' output, 'iostat' and /var/adm/messages.
This information doesn't apply to systems, in which the disks are configured in a hardware raid volume (as 'format' will not show disks that are part of a raid volume)
Available for this topic, a Video Tutorial; Brief how-to video tutorials that provide step-by-step instructions answering Sun's most frequently asked questions. View the video answer and/or follow the detailed instructions below.
Video - Analysing Disk Errors (5:00)
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