How to resolves fsck fails on block devices larger than 2Gb ("CANNOT SEEK" errors) (Doc ID 1008578.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version: 8.0 and later   [Release: 8.0 and later ]
All Platforms

Goal

This document describes how to resolve situations where fsck fails when the file system is greater than 2 gig if the block device is used:
# fsck /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s5
** /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s5
CANNOT SEEK: BLK 8184064
CONTINUE? y
CANNOT READ: BLK 8184064
CONTINUE? n
Program terminated

Solution

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