Error message "device busy too long" from sd / ssd is a fatal I/O error (Doc ID 1009510.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Goal

The purpose of this document is to highlight that the rare error message of "device busy too long" from sd / ssd is a fatal error, since that isn't obvious from the message itself. 

Solution

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