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Hey guys, I'm currently trying add/replace another drive to my as my current drives are 3-4 years old and getting to the point of potential failure, despite Stablebit Scanner saying nothing. (Just me being paranoid and thinking ahead). Now, I've added, and removed drives before without any issues but what are the best practices for drive failure to get everything back and running. Current pool is 1x 4TB 1x 3TB 2x 2TB All at 2x Duplication, so 3.83TB left free of 10TB Pool. Anything I should do/tweak ahead of time? Also, I know y'all are working on getting CloudDrive up an
I have searched for this and found it to be a problem, but I am not able to find some help for what is going on with my situation. I have 4 drives (2, 2TB, 2, 4TB), on WHS 2011 using drivepool ver 188.8.131.5285, all the drives are using around 70% capacity (average) The only thing wrong with the drive is a head parking count, but scanner or home server smart is not projecting any failure. I tagged one of the 2TB drives for removal and it is not showing any progress at all after 20 hours. if I go into "drives" it shows that is has a remaining capacity of 700GB, in "removing" status and thi
I'm trying to remove a drive. I have 18TB with 5TB free and trying to remove a 3TB drive. I just added a new 3TB drive, so theoretically it could just copy files to the new drive and be done. Removing appeared to do absolutely nothing, thought it seemed to work fine when I tested Drive Pool in my VM's. I found much better results by using the Drive Usage Limited plugin and disabling the drive I wanted to remove. After rebalancing, the drive is empty except for a couple GB. Drive Pool reports no unduplicated files on the drive, so I know I could just pull it and let it rebuild later. I
I'm replacing a single drive in my pool with a larger one. The drive currently contains duplicated data only, as it was showing some errors. I'm curious, for this use case, is there a difference between these options? Option 1 Click Remove to remove the drive from the pool Wait until that finishes Physically remove the disk Option 2 Under Balancers->Drive Usage Limiter, uncheck both Duplicated and Unduplicated Optionally wait until that finishes Click Remove to remove the drive from the pool Wait until that finishes Physically remove the disk