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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: 2200
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: 3518
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: 3771
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: 2871
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: 4031
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: 8584
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: 12643
document Adaptec Storage Manager (ASM)
The Adaptec Storage Manager is a software application that helps you build a storage space for your online data, using Adaptec RAID controllers and disk drives. With Adaptec Storage Manager, you can group disk drives into logical drives and build in redundancy to protect your data and...
rating 17 Feb, 2009 Views: 9444
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: 4586
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: 6295
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