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Unable to create new filesystem

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Hi all,

I am trying to create new filesytem in solaris 9 machine(HP Proliant hardware).
I have partitioned using format command and below is the output,

Current partition table (unnamed):
Total disk cylinders available: 6047 + 2 (reserved cylinders)

Part Tag Flag Cylinders Size Blocks
0 root wm 1 - 64 502.03MB (64/0/0) 1028160
1 swap wu 65 - 319 1.95GB (255/0/0) 4096575
2 backup wm 0 - 6046 46.32GB (6047/0/0) 97145055
3 unassigned wm 320 - 321 15.69MB (2/0/0) 32130
4 unassigned wm 322 - 832 3.91GB (511/0/0) 8209215
5 var wm 833 - 5602 36.54GB (4770/0/0) 76630050
6 usr wm 5603 - 5921 2.44GB (319/0/0) 5124735
7 home wm 5922 - 6036 902.09MB (115/0/0) 1847475
8 boot wu 0 - 0 7.84MB (1/0/0) 16065
9 unassigned wm 0 0 (0/0/0) 0

I have made entries in /etc/vfstab and below are the entries:


# vi /etc/vfstab
"/etc/vfstab" 14 lines, 720 characters
#device device mount FS fsck mount mount
#to mount to fsck point type pass at boot options
#
fd - /dev/fd fd - no -
/proc - /proc proc - no -
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s1 - - swap - no -
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0 / ufs 1 no
-
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s6 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s6 /usr ufs 1 no
-
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s5 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s5 /var ufs 1 no
-
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0p0:boot - /boot pcfs - no -
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s7 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s7 /export/home ufs 2
yes -
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s4 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s4 /opt ufs 2 yes
-
swap - /tmp tmpfs - yes -
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s3 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s3 /kameleon ufs 2 no
logging

When i try to create filesystem using newfs command, i am getting the I/O error as shown below,

# newfs /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s6
/dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s6: I/O error

Please help me to get rid of this error for creating fs.

Regards

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