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#1 oophe

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 05:09 AM

Hi there, this is my first post but I've lurked here before and I think this site is great. That said I have a problem and I'm not sure how to troubleshoot is.

 

System:

- ML10v2 b120i software RAID used with:

- Array A 1 Logical drive in RAID 0 - this is one SSD, Samsung 850

- Array B 1 Logical drive in RAID 1+0 - this is a set of 4 WD Reds

- Runs Windows 10 professional as a Steam in-home streaming server and 'Nas'

- Arrays are detected as two "HP LOGICAL VOLUME SCSI Disk device" by Windows

 

This system ran fine for a couple of months but since a month it has been causing problems:

- Windows slows down to a crawl and becomes unresponsive

- SDD usage is 100% 

- Seems to happen randomly

 

I checked:

- chkdsk on the drive, everything fine

- Windows event logs don't mention anything regarding defective drives, neither does disk management

- Disk usage is 100% although there is no process causing this and nothing is being written or read according to Windows

- ILO will sometimes say "Internal Storage Enclosure Device Failure (Bay 5, Box 0, Port 5I, Slot 0)" (this is the SSD)

- ILO will sometimes say this Logical drive has failed, so not the physical drive

- Ran HP SSA offline and ran diagnostics. Nothing. Currently it says everything is fine

 

I just can't pinpoint the location of the failure, does anybody have an idea what's going on here?


Edited by oophe, 11 March 2017 - 05:11 AM.


#2 jmwills

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 08:49 AM

Have you looked in the Task Manager to see what process is consuming all of the activity?


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 05:49 AM

Yep, this is listed in the original post, according to Windows there isn't a process that causes this. After posting this I decided to look at this from a hardware perspective and I switched the SATA cable. The system has been up and running ever since with no disk related problems.







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