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Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) growfs Reports "File system was not set up with the multi-terabyte format. Its size cannot be increased to a terabyte or more." (Doc ID 2019764.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 9 GA to 10 5/08 U5 [Release 9.0 to 10.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

After increasing the size of my underlying storage (Solaris Volume Manager SVM metadevice or LUN) my attempts to growfs the filesystem fails as shown:

 

Cause

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