zpool attach fails because disk is part of an EFI(GPT) labeled device

(Doc ID 1513217.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempts to run zpool attach on a root ZFS pool fail with an error message as per the following example:

 

Cause

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