System Fails to Boot with Error 'seek failed' when Booting Multi Terabyte Disks

(Doc ID 2312604.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Guest LDom got a 3 TB vdisk exported. Solaris installation worked fine and system was able to boot.
After a while the vdisk got filled up with data and failed to boot with this error message:

 

 

Changes

 Filling up rpool with data

Cause

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