Unable to Replace a Failed Disk - cfgadm -c unconfigure : Hardware Specific Failure: Failed to Unconfigure
Last updated on JUNE 10, 2018
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Disk drive failed.
- Error encountered when attempting to unconfigure the failed drive.
# cfgadm -c unconfigure returns Hardware specific failure: failed to unconfigure.
- Replacement drive was inserted, but format still shows that the disk is unavailable.
# cfgadm -c configure also doesn't complete, because the device is busy.
- When the drive is pulled:
# devfsadm -Cv - will not clear the disk device which is no longer in the system.
- When the new disk drive is inserted, format will recognize the new drive and format will look normal, but:
# iostat -En - will show an extra disk device in the form, ssdx,
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