Cluster Fatal 6053 error recreating SBD partition

  • 7009541
  • 11-Oct-2011
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 8


Trying to recreate a cluster SBD partition using sbd install is failing with errors:

Cluster-Fatal-6053: Unable to create SBD partition with the name cluster.

It may also report the following error:

Cluster-Fatal-4012: Failed to create SBD partition mmstatus = 1.


Apply the latest sbd.nlm and sbdlib.nlm available in the patch.
The patch should be available at:

Rename the current sbd.nlm and sbdlib.nlm files in sys:\system and copy in the updated files from the patch.  Then re-run sbd install and the sbd partition should be created without errors.