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document The DSS gets frozen or load very long when is running from LUN on Areca 1882 RAID controller.
 Problem: The DSS gets frozen or load very long when is running from LUN on Areca 1882 RAID controller. Reason: The problem is related to bootcode in Areca frmware Solution: 1) Download the firmware from the Areca FTP server and unpack it:
rating 23 Nov, 2011 Views: 2419
document Unable to get SMART to work with a RAID controller
Problem:   I cannot get S.M.A.R.T. to work with my RAID controller. Solution: Our SMART support will only work with SATA drives plugged directly into the motherboard.  It will not work on drives plugged into a RAID controller.  However, please note that some...
rating 18 Sep, 2008 Views: 3771
document Expanding HW RAID units connected in a SW RAID unit on Open-E system does not work
Symptom: A User has united their hardware RAID units in Open-E SW RAID.  After adding additional disks to both of them and using the PV resize in the console the SW RAID, the unit is still the same size - new space cannot be used. Problem: The SW RAID does not support disk...
Not rated 18 Sep, 2008 Views: 4107
document Why does DSS Lite say that my drive capacity is over the license limit?
This issue happens, typically, when you are using a RAID controller that is not a true hardware controller, but a RAID alternative known as ‘Fake RAID’. The Rocket RAID 1740 is a good example of a Fake RAID product, but there are many others which fall into this category. Reference...
Not rated 12 Aug, 2008 Views: 3174
document How long should it take to format
Symptom: I started formatting the first volume group at about 3:30 Saturday It's been formatting ever since. The entire RAID array is just under a terabyte.  How long should it take to format this amount?   Probl em: Formatting the RAID Array has been running for...
rating 18 Feb, 2009 Views: 4281
document You have been logged out due to inactivity or Cookies are Disabled
Symptom: I am trying to log in to my 3ware controller and I receive the following message: "You have been logged out due to inactivity or Cookies are disabled." Problem: The System time is not set correctly or the Time Zone is set incorrectly Solution: ...
rating 26 Feb, 2009 Views: 9495
document Buffer I/O Errors
  If you receive the following messages listed in the example below, it could be related to a RAID Issue. Most of these errors could be found in dmesg or dmesg.2 or sent to you by email notification Normal 0 false fals e false EN-US X-NONE X-N...
rating 13 Feb, 2009 Views: 13499
document Accessing the 3ware GUI
Symptom: I received some I/O errors and now cannot access the GUI Problem: If the GUI is not accessible to download the system log files and you suspect the issue could be the RAID controller Solution: Enter in your web browser https://ipaddress:888 this...
rating 24 Feb, 2009 Views: 4990
document Expanding hardware RAID
The following steps are required to expand your RAID array 1.    60;           Physically add the new disk drive(s) to the server 2.        Configure your RAID array on the RAID controller of your server or Open-E...
rating 25 Feb, 2009 Views: 6697
document Drive capacity
My problem is that my RAID unit (under configuration -> volume manager) It only shows 16.7 TB. I have purchased an upgrade to 32TB max to get the extra 2TB above the 16TB from the default license. When I insert a Debian, Fedora or any other Linux cd, the installation just shows 18TB...
rating 25 Feb, 2009 Views: 2985
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