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Dell PowerEdge R720 - Corrupted RAID

Apologies in advance for the lengthy question. We have a Dell PowerEdge R720 server with: 2 x 136GB SAS drives in RAID 1 for the OS (Ubuntu Server 12.04) 6 x 3TB SATA drives in RAID 5 for data A ...
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Alternatives to SMART for Monitoring HDD Corruption

Given that SMART is unreliable for predicting HDD failure, does anyone have a reliable alternative for automating quick identification of hard drives that are beginning to fail? This is for Windows ...
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Why do I keep getting bad index files with Git [closed]

I keep getting the following error: error: bad index file sha1 signature fatal: index file corrupt And I know the short term solution is just to delete the index and away you go but my question is, ...
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Linux Server HDD Corrupted

Today I put my forum offline just before scheduled Cpanel backup. An hour later when I checked it says DATABASE error occured(or whatever the database error was) I logged into SSH and perform reboot. ...
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How can I prevent silent corruption on a dying hard drive? [closed]

With a drying drive (that has more and more bad sectors), on an ext4-journaled partition, a cp operation will sometimes complete without error, but the written data will either be wrong, or just won't ...
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Corrupt label; bad magic number

While trying to install Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver, I got an error: OpenBoot indicates me a problem with the hard drive: "Corrupt label; bad magic number". Later, during the Solaris ...
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Corrupt files' contents, while FS is OK

Looks like my USB HDD is old and corrupted: rsync: read errors mapping "path/to/file.jpg": Input/output error (5) Syslog: kernel: [58927.940676] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Unhandled sense code kernel: ...
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Best practice to protect data from disk corruption

I dont have any mechanism to protect my data (images, video, etc) from disk corruption. I just wonder how youtube protect their videos. What is the best practice to protect data from disk corruption? ...
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Vista Backup failed: “The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect (0x8007007B)”

My computer recently attempted to run a backup and failed with the above error code. I tried creating a new backup on removable media, again this failed. I watched where the backup failed and found ...
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Chkdsk capabilities

I've used several different tools for repairing disks and have been wondering if there is a list of what exactly CHKDSK can repair? The MFT? Boot sector? Backup boot sector? Clusters? What common ...