Error Code details
Severity: n/a 
Component: Volume Manager 
read of sector # %d of %s failed

The system tried to determine if the disk is an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) disk, but it failed to read a particular sector. The disk seems to be inaccessible.


Veritas solutions
Solution 1 Vote: [Useful] [Not useful]
Last Modified: 2011-08-15 01:48:49 PDT
Platform: HP-UX 11i v1 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v2 (IA-64/PA-RISC), HP-UX 11i v3 (IA-64/PA-RISC)
Release: Generic

Check the status of the disk in the Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) configuration. Enter:

vxdisk list disk_name

Confirm whether the disk is connected. If it is not connected, do the following:

  1. Reconnect the disk and run the operating system specific commands to discover the disk.
  2. Populate the disk information. Enter:

    vxdisk scandisks
  3. Retry the operation.


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