On Sep 11, 2011, at 3:41 AM, Matt Harrison <iwasinnamuk...@genestate.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I've got a system with 3 WD and 3 seagate drives. Today I got an email that
> zpool status indicated one of the seagate drives as REMOVED.
The removed state can be the result of a transport issue. If this is a
OS, then look at "fmadm faulty" for a diagnosis leading to a removal. If none,
then look at "fmdump -eV" for errors relating to the disk. Last, check the
history" to make sure one of those little imps didn't issue a "zpool remove"
> I've tried clearing the error but the pool becomes faulted again. Taken out
> the offending drive and plugged into a windows box with seatools install.
> Unfortunately seatools finds nothing wrong with the drive.
> Windows seems to see the drive details ok, of course I can't try anything ZFS
> Is it worth RMAing to seagate anyway (considering they will apparently charge
> me if they don't think the drive is faulty) or are there some other tests I
> can try?
> I've got the system powered down as there wasn't room to install hot spares,
> and I don't want to risk the rest of the pool with another failure.
> Any tips appreciated.
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