Sun StorageTek[TM] Availability Suite software: fsck of a Unix Filesystem (UFS) returns "Cannot find block 16"

(Doc ID 1017856.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 02, 2014

Applies to:

Sun Storage Availability Suite - Version 3.0 and later
Sun Storage Instant Image (II) Software - Version 3.0 and later
Sun Storage Network Data Replicator (SNDR) - Version 3.0.1 and later
All Platforms



When an fsck or newfs is run on a device; the command returns

# fsck /dev/md/dsk/d100
Cannot access BLOCK 16


A failure of an underlying device or volume manager object may have occurred, and systems administrator needs to check the device/volume content.


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