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RobbieH

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RobbieH last won the day on January 14 2017

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  1. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    Hey Chris, you can call this one "done". Yesterday the 8TB shingled drive started showing drive errors in Drive Scanner. I ran some normal stuff such as chkdsk /f and some other things and no errors were found. I don't know what happened last night but the drive went to RAW and I lost the partition. No biggie, it was the duplication drive, so I did not lose anything. This is the second time this has happened with this drive, and I don't know what's going on but SeaTools finds no errors. Anyway, case closed, bad drive. Since I pulled it, the balancing completed across the remaining drives.
  2. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    Hey Chris, did you notice I sent those files last week?
  3. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    I have sent these files. Regarding settings, here's what I said above. There's really nothing else to it than this. I don't think it makes any difference, but so you understand my environment, I have two fast drives that act as my main drives, then a third, shingled drive that acts as the duplication drive. So, under Drive Use Limiter the two, fast 4TB drives are set up only for Unduplicated. Then, the 8TB shingled drive is set only for Duplicated.
  4. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    Just got to it today. I travel a lot for work sometimes, and this is one of those periods when I'm gone a lot. It now says version 2.2.1.922. If I force a rebalance, it still doesn't get past 0.0% and stops.
  5. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    No, it will move for a few seconds, then stop and say balance isn't optimal (or whatever that message is)
  6. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    Chris, just checking to see if you got those logs. I did validate the version number and sent the troubleshooter files.
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    Pool won't finish rebalance

    Sent. Thanks!
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    Pool won't finish rebalance

    It is still getting stuck at the same place. I would estimate it at about 60%. I don't think it makes any difference, but so you understand my environment, I have two fast drives that act as my main drives, then a third drive that acts as the duplication drive. So, under Drive Use Limiter the two, fast 4TB drives are set up only for Unduplicated. Then, the 8TB shingled drive is set only for Duplicated. That shingled drive is the one that went to RAW on me a while back, so I only want it to act as a backup drive.
  9. RobbieH

    Pool won't finish rebalance

    Is there a way to find out why my pool won't finish rebalancing? I know I had this problem on another server where I had SQL Server running, but that problem was solved, and this one isn't running anything I can think of that would interfere with Drivepool. Version 2.2.0.906 if it matters, Windows 7...
  10. RobbieH

    Drive not showing up to add to pool

    I sent the troubleshooting data, but resetting the settings worked.
  11. RobbieH

    Drive not showing up to add to pool

    I just added a drive back to my server, a drive that worked in DrivePool before, but when I go into DrivePool to add it, it doesn't show on the list of unpooled drives. Any idea why? For the record, this server currently has no pools at all, so all drives should be showing up as available. This is on 2.2.0.903
  12. RobbieH

    Drive just went RAW

    The automatic start/stop button at the top is "pushed", for lack of a better term.
  13. RobbieH

    Drive just went RAW

    Seatools came back clean. I have reattached the drive. I opened Scanner and it is already scanning the drive. So, I'll let that finish for now...
  14. RobbieH

    Drive just went RAW

    Quick update: TestDisk could see the partition, but could not recover it. Recuva - neat app but it can't copy out from RAW partitions. EaseUS looked really promising. It could see a lot of the data on the RAW partition, but really not the stuff I needed. THEN I GOT TO THINKING - wait a minute, I made a copy of all that data onto another VM on my server. Sure enough, pretty much everything I needed back was sitting right there. I had forgotten I did that. So as far as data loss goes, I have to re-rip my movies, but that's OK, I knew the risk when I didn't duplicate them. I work from home so it's really not a big deal to put in the ones I want to have on hand for now. I'll get this 8TB drive tested using Seatools and see if I need to send it back or not and go from there. Once I get it all set back up I'll go over the Scanner settings. Thanks!
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    Drive just went RAW

    No power failures, UPS in place, no disconnects, no crashes. It was working until I did a reboot, which should be a normal shutdown. I pulled the drive and plugged it into my dock, and my dock went POP and smoke came out. Have a new dock on the way... it just wasn't a good day yesterday. Thank you for those tools, I could not find anything on the internet other than EaseUS, and they appear to be Chinese which makes me a little scared to send my credit card number to, and they have conflicting info on their pricing - I won't go into that here. Dock should be here tomorrow. Once I get everything back to normal, I may ask some questions about how to make sure I have Stablebit running correctly. I noticed it said something along the lines of "everything was oK when last tested on xx/xx/2017 which leads me to believe something wasn't set up right.
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