mdgm wrote:The disk could still be failing/dead. I would suggest backing up your data, then powering down and running the "Test Disks" boot option: http://home.bott.ca/webserver/?p=252
bluewomble wrote:Yes, it does seem a problem with these drives specifically.
I've had 3 'failures', all while doing large file transfers.
Since then , I have run the ReadyNAS's own extended disk test and run the SeaTools long drive test on all 6 drives... no problems have yet been found with _any_ of the disks.
I've done an OS reinstall at the request of the Netgear support guys and since then (touch wood) everything has been running normally... I might try doing some more large file transfers to see if I can stress the system though.
These don't feel like normal disk failures to me... feels more like a firmware / software bug in either the disks or the NAS (or the combination of the two).
CitizenPlain wrote:Yeah. I'm with Kevin & BlueWombie. Doesn't seem like a regular failure to me either and we've all got the same setup (Ultra 6 Plus and the same drives.) The drive keep working just fine and without errors after they're reinserted and checked.
Are you guys also all using OSX? I wondered if it was some sort of weird conflict with doing a file transfer and Time Machine trying to back up at the same time. I thought I observed that on my second failure earlier (was using the machine when the drive died -- other two times I wasn't in the room when I got the alert), but I can't tell if it was coincidental or not.
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