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Searching for disks...done
AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
0. c0d0 <DEFAULT cyl 9726 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
1. c1d1 <drive type unknown>
Specify disk (enter its number):
My Doubt is How can I make sure that this is a Faulty Or a Good One?
Have you tried using the HD manufacturer's installation disk to run a disk check? Most manufacturers like Maxtor, Seagate and Western Disigtal have free ISOs of the disk check utilities that you can download from their websites.
I tried that read write and compare test , result is show below
read - read only test (doesn't harm SunOS)
refresh - read then write (doesn't harm data)
test - pattern testing (doesn't harm data)
write - write then read (corrupts data)
compare - write, read, compare (corrupts data)
purge - write, read, write (corrupts data)
verify - write entire disk, then verify (corrupts data)
print - display data buffer
setup - set analysis parameters
config - show analysis parameters
!<cmd> - execute <cmd> , then return
Ready to analyze (will corrupt data). This takes a long time,
but is interruptable with CTRL-C. Continue? y
Current Defect List must be initialized to do automatic repair.
I never saw that message. It seems to imply your disk isn't low level formatted but as far as I know, all IDE disks are. Perhaps this disk is just dead. You may want to try the "format" subcommand but the documentation tell it won't work with IDE ...
You can also try using it with Linux or Windows to see what these O/Ses think about the disk.
My HDD is Maxtor, and I downloaded (Programe) Iso image from there site and , done the "Zero Filling".
After that ,with fdisk i created a single partition,
Searching for disks...done
Total disk size is 9730 cylinders
Cylinder size is 16065 (512 byte) blocks
Partition Status Type Start End Length %
========= ====== ============ ===== === ====== ===
1 Solaris2 1 9729 9729 100
as next step I tried to mount the device but the result is
bash-3.00# mount /dev/rdsk/c0d1s0 /mnt/2dHDD/
mount: /dev/rdsk/c0d1s0 not a block device
I was assuming that you were asking questions about a Debian distribution, not Solaris, so I apologize for the confusion.
Unfortunately I have not worked with Solaris enough to have opinions or know which file system types are possible. In reading Solaris documentation I found that UFS is the default filesystem, and in efforts to be safe I would recommend using the Solaris Partition type and the UFS filesystem.
But, the good news is that I will now get and install OpenSolaris in efforts to better assist with Solaris questions in the future.