"Corrupt label; wrong magic number": How To Label Multiple LUNs
(Doc ID 2214857.1)
Last updated on MAY 21, 2018
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Sometimes storage providers like EMC, do not automatically write labels on newly provisioned LUNs.
This causes a lot of these annoying "Corrupt label; wrong magic number" warnings constantly flooding the messages file:
Nov 25 03:10:06 Solaris-host Corrupt label; wrong magic number
Understanding the Disk Label (VTOC)(1017927.1)
These LUNs need to be labeled. But the problem is, if there are a lot if them, manually labeling them can be tedious and will take a long time.
The procedure below will automate this process.
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