UFS: fsck(1M) of Metadevices on EFI Labeled Disks May Fail (Doc ID 1576130.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

fsck might fail for UFS filesystems on EFI labelled devices under certain conditions:

 - filesystem has been created initially on physical slice (partition, e.g. /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0)
 - metadevice (SVM) was created (metainit) *after* the mkfs/newfs on physical slice

 

Cause

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