Error Message: "Cannot get disk label geometry", When Running fdisk -G (Doc ID 2207834.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.3 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following fdisk command may generate the following error condition:

First, if issued to a local disk:

The errno returned for these ioctl's are Err#25 ENOTTY (Not a typewriter), and Err#48 ENOTSUP (Operation not supported)

Cause

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