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Hi, I have intel SSR212MA and data on it. I reinstall DOM, How can i assign IP to SAN and restore data? Regards, Anees UR Rehman

Hi ,

Bro Attach a serial cable to the storage system and connect to a laptop. Open a terminal emulation program to run a text interface, such as HyperTerminal* or ProCommPlus*. Use the following settings to configure your session:
  • Bits per second = 19200
  • Data bits = 8
  • Parity = None
  • Stop bits = 1
  • Flow control = None
  • Backspace key sends = Del
  • Emulation = ANSI
If using HyperTerminal, set the properties for the backspace key and emulation after the session is established. If you exit the session and return to the session in order to use the Configuration Interface, the screen will not open correctly.

Feb 23, 2011 | Intel SSR212MA Hard Drive Array


Implementing RAID 1 in Windows Server 2003 using VMware!

This is a simple tutorial about creating a RAID 1 in VMware for IT people. VMware, well I think you know already about Server Virtualization.Its a well known product.
Let's discuss about some of the techniques related to Load Balancing or Fault Tolerance.....The Disks here used are Dynamic Disks.
RAID - Reduddant Array of Independant (Not much Inexpensive these days. That term suites no more) Disks. There are two types of RAID:
  1. Software RAID - Implemented via the OS or with the help of a Software. Not much efficient however.
  2. Hardware RAID - Hardware level RAID. Much more efficient and Fault Tolerant.

The idea to use a set of disks or an array is to increase the performance (Load balancing) and provide Disaster Recovery (Folt Tollerant).
RAID 0 - StripingThe fastes of all the RAID configurations. This is known as Striping. Striping is the process of Writing data Sequentially to or Read from more than a single Hard Drive (or a Storage Device).First the data is broken up into chunks or blocks. Then the writing process will be accomplished. The process of writing will be done Simultaneosly onto Strips. The performance of reading and writing increases because all the Heads are working all the time
RAID 1 - Mirroring,DuplexingAs the name implies, it creates a Mirror of one Disk onto another. Data will be written to Both the Disks. So if one disk fails other one can be mounted or it can be used to Restore data.There can be a deadlock how ever. The Disk Controller. RAID 1 uses a Single Disk Controller thus a Single point of failure.We can avoid this easilly with the use of Disk Duplexing which means usage of 2 Disk Controllers.
RAID 2 - Striping with ParityThis is similar to RAID1 but with an added feature known as Parity. One disk - typically the last one - is used to store somethings called Parity bits. With the use of these Parity Bits, the lost data can be easilly generated. This uses Logical XOR Operation. When writing, it XORs every data written onto HDDs and stores in the Parity Disk. When one Disk fails, thet PD is XORed with other Data bits on the functioning Hard Drives. This is a very effective technology in terms of Fault Tolerance. But Performance is pretty low.
RAID 3Similar to RAID 2 but instead of using Strips which are in Bits this technique uses Strips in Bytes. That increases the performance over RAID2.
RAID 4Strips data (Blocks) and uses a Parity Disk. Requires at least 3 Drives. Not widely used.
RAID 5The most popular method. Requires at least 3 Disks. Disks are used to store Parity data as well for each perticular drive. Data Stiped in Bytes (uses block-level striping with parity). Supports Unlimited number of Drives. Failure rate Drops when the number of devices increas.High speed reads can be performed. But writing is pretty slow in this approach.
Note: The non-standard RAID levels 5E, 5EE and 6E extend RAID 5 and 6 with hot-spare drives. Other non-standard RAID levels include: RAID 1.5, RAID 7, RAID-DP, RAID S or parity RAID, Matrix RAID, RAID-K, RAID-Z, RAIDn, Linux MD RAID 10, IBM ServeRAID 1E, unRAID, and Drobo BeyondRAID.
So how are we going to implement such a structure in VMware?That is quite easy. This is an example of Disk Mirroring. Each disk has to have Similar Capacity.
  1. Click on "Edit Virtual Machine Settings".
  2. Click on Add ->Next-> Create new Hard Disk.
  3. Select SCSi.
  4. Give a Suitable Disk Capacity for new Disk.
  5. Give a "Name" and Browse the storage location.
  6. Click on Finish.
  7. You have to Repeat the steps to create the number of Disks that you require. You have to have 2 Disks. Do not use the Main Drive. Use Separate Disks.
  8. Click on OK.
  9. Click on "Power on this Virtual Machine".
  10. After booting up the machine, its the time to implement the Mirrors.
  11. Log in.
  12. Right click on My Computer and select "Manage".
  13. Click on "Disk Management".
  14. Get the "Convert Disk Wizard".
  15. Select the 2 disks (tick on the check boxes).
  16. Click "Next -> Finish
  • Implementing RAID1
  1. Right click on the Disk n which your first added drive (n = the number).
  2. Select "New Volume".
  3. Select the option "Mirrored".
  4. Click on "Next".
  5. Add the Disks from the left hand list box to the right hand list box (the two drives that you have created).
  6. Click on "Next".
  7. Assign a Drive Letter.
  8. Format using NTFS. Make sure you provide a "Volume Label".
  9. That's all what you need to do!
  10. Wait until the Volumes get formatted and Synchronize.
  11. Implementation of the other technologies are similar to the above procedure.
Hope you would enjoy this tutorial.Thanks!

on Jun 30, 2010 | Network Storage Systems

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Loss of system access - no chance to backup data before fw-upgr.

It may be possible to remove the drive(s) and put them in another system and from that system using those drives as data only drives (not boot) to copy any files which are needed to be backed up.

I have done this a number of times (please note that I am talking about single desktop systems here), every time it has work like a charm.
If the drives are IDE, you need to set one drive at a time (if more than one IDE) as the slave drive. Once the drives are correctly set, then proceed to start the system and copy your data to the media you want.
If the drives are scsi, set them accordingly on another system and number them as slaves or non-boot in the scsi controller bios.
Then copy from your slave or non-boot drive(s) to the media you want to put your data.
If you are using a system with some configuration other than single drives...such as some kind of RAID. then you need other help.

Aug 29, 2009 | Intel SS4000-E (SS4000ENA)

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Loking for free speech to text software for linux

Here is some good info on the subject with free as well as commercial packages that are available.


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Format problem

Do not format the card, try photo recovery software to rescue the lost photos, here are some you may rely on. Both programs can also recover videos and music.

Photo Recovery Software (for Windows)
Mac Photo Recovery Software (for Mac OS X)

Be careful: Before your pictures are recovered, do not attempt to save more files to the SD card in case the original files(your pictures) are overwritten.

Dec 18, 2008 | PNY Optima 1GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SoDIMM...

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Drop Down Box

select the drop down,
Right Click mouse button
from the menu that appears select delete

Nov 26, 2007 | Network Storage Systems

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Raid 5 crashed

Hi Chris,

How many drives are part of the array and what type are they? Are the drives making any unusual sounds like clicking or screeching? If not, then you should be able to recover the data. If the drives are making clicking sounds, you will probably need a professional data recovery service that specializes in Raid 5 data recovery to help you.

If the controller shows that only 1 drive is bad, you should be able to rebuild it by replacing that drive. If the controller shows all the drives are bad, then it is most likely a problem with the Raid 5 controller itself. In this case, you could try putting the drives in a working version of the same enclosure/controller.

Check the obvious also, like loose connections to the drives. Whatever you do, dont force a rebuild as this will probably result in permanent data loss.

Wesley Gill
Gillware Inc.
Raid Recovery Info

Aug 28, 2007 | D-Link DNS 6040M (DNS-6040M) Hard Drive...

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Help please to restore the failed raid

Well if your data is gone at this point, you mines well just proceed with rebuilding a new RAID 5 set with your replacement drive. Even if one drive fails in a RAID 5 set, your logical drive should still be accessible. Goodluck.

Jun 14, 2007 | Quantum Guardian 4400 120 GB Hard Drive...

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do you have any operating system disks or restore disks, if so re-install with the restore disks and it will be just as it would have been, what operating system are you using, probably windows xp or vista, but most likely solution is to re install the OS, or try exploring any other options given by the error dialog.

Mar 24, 2007 | AST Wireless Storage Device 300Gb (gs180w)...

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