We look after a Fujitsu RX300 S4 server that has 6 x 500GB SATA drives in a RAID-6 array, running from an LSI MegaRAID card (built into the motherboard). A couple of weeks ago, one hard drive ...
I have a server running VMware ESXi v4.1.0 348481. It has a hardware RAID10 and a SATA backup drive. I have a VM running which has it's primary boot vmdk on the RAID10 datastore, and a 600 GB vmdk on ...
Ive just spotted an amber disk error message on my 2850, E0D76 BP drive 4 fail. Drives are ULTRA 320 SCSI. Its been a while since this server was set up so I cannot be abolutely sure my memory is ...
My drive is failing and I have a new one ready to go. Can I just create a BKF file on a separate drive with the Backup utility, then shut down, swap in new drive for failing one, insert Windows ...
I've got a CentOS 5.5 server (HP ProLiant with two-disk RAID array) that was working fine until a power failure last week. (Long story, but UPS was not properly configured at that time.) After the ...
I posted this a few days ago: http://serverfault.com/questions/175917/unable-to-write-to-root-partition We thought that an add on card may have been conflicting with the motherboard, so we installed ...
I'm just quite interested in the reasons why hard drive failures occur. Some people say that it's because it was handled poorly during the shipping and transportation processes while others say that ...
This morning a drive failed on our database server. The drive array (3 disks) is setup in a RAID 5 configuration. While we wait for a drive replacement we are preparing for a recovery strategy. Users ...