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Touching ZFS volume causing OS to freeze, drives reportedly OK

Having massive issues with 4 brand new 3TB WD Red drives I just got. Trying to setup raidz2 using "native zfs" with all 4 on ubuntu 14.04.1, which works initially until I start trying to copy data ...
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Squid 3 - NetFilterInterception in cache.log

EDIT: after a day or so, it started happening again and I had to disable iptables for now cause everyone in the family was having no internet. I route all web traffic from my router (10.0.0.1) to my ...
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ext4: error loading journal [closed]

I have an external hard drive with two partitions: A small FAT32 which is mostly empty and works fine and a large ext4 with tons of data, most of which isn't backed up. The ext4 is visible, but can't ...
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Possible to migrate RAID 10 system from 2TB Seagate to 2TB WD?

A couple of our servers have ST32000641AS (2TB Seagate desktop drives) in RAID 10 using an Adaptec 2405 controller. I've been told by Adaptec that this is a bad idea and we have, in fact, already ...
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Which HDD I can replace WDC WD20EARS with in the software RAID?

I have one customer's server with WDC WD20EARS drivers in a software RAID. These disks are of advanced format (4Kb sectors, not 512 bytes). They are configured as follows: Configuration: ...
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Inexplicably slow Western Digital WD15EARS disk

I have four disks, of which two are WD15EARS, in a server and I'm trying to put the two WD15EARS's in Linux mdadm RAID, but for some reason, the array's performance is very slow (it syncs at about 15 ...
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Will a failed WD external hard drive deteriorate further by sitting around? [closed]

Sorry if this is not the right place to ask this - if anyone knows a better place kindly direct me. My external hard drive is already failed: it spins up, my machine tries for 20-30 seconds to ...
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swapping out a faulty drive in a raid array with a new one… but WD changed the block size?

I got a brand new (same model) WD Caviar Green drive to replace the faulty one in my 5x2TB Raid 5 array. However, the new disk appears to be slightly different. According to the internet, Western ...
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Multiple Enterprise-level Western Digital hard drives failing

In 2007, I built a 2.5TB server with 5 500GB WDC RE2 hard drives in a RAID5 configuration. Since these are Western Digital's Enterprise-level drives, they come with a 5 year warranty, but I have been ...
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Accessing a broken mdadm raid

I used a western digital mybookworld (SOHO NAS storage using Linux) as backup for my Linux box. Suddenly, the mybookworld does not boot up any more. So I opened the box, removed the hard disk and put ...
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Can RAID controller degrade my server's performance somehow?

I'm running a small IT company. Specifically less than 10 persons all are developers and no system administrator. I am so to say the owner doing much of work. So now I am asking the question being a ...