I/O Error Returned to ufsdump and dd For The Active Boot Disk Device. (Doc ID 1619838.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.3 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.3 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Attempts to backup the boot device fail as do any attempts to read from the device:

 

Cause

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