Posted on 2011-04-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
i'm setting up a new external hard drive on my HPUX box, ( it's version 11.11 ) i ran
ioscan -fnC disk
and found the drive claimed at
so i ran pvcreate /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0
and i get this error
pvcreate: writing LVM record: I/O error
any ideas what i should do to fix this?
Question by:JeffBeall
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    Accepted Solution

    From searching, it sounds like a bad disk.  Here's a link that talks about testing being able to write to it:

    Can you write to it?
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    Assisted Solution

    ioscan only checks that the on-disk controller is working, not the disk itself - so yes, it's likely to be a bad disk, though it could also be a bad SCSI connection
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    Author Closing Comment

    thanks for the help

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