[mythtv-users] DroboShare and HD Question

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 01:12:46 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 8:09 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A rebuild was now going to take 5 hours.  At 97.5% rebuild, an
>> existing drive in the array got a permanent read error, causing the rebuild
>> to stop.  There's no data on that sector, but I guess rebuild doesn't care.
>> So, out of a 5 disk array, 1 is a new disk, and 1 has a read error during
>> rebuild.  I'm SOL.  The array comes up degraded just fine, so I had to get
>> my 3TB of data off the array as soon as I could.  I didn't realize the Drobo
>> was so slow:  scp file transers over GigE are at 24MB/s.
> You should still be able to force it to rebuild. If you can figure out
> what drive is bad you can duplicate the bad drive (using dd rescue) to
> a new drive then rebuild with that.

Also with 97.5% rebuild you should be able to force the array to
assemble giving you back access to your data up to the 97.5% mark
where you will have a corrupt filesystem.


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