Redundancy check encountered inconsistent block(s) -- can't figure out what's causing

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John Scudder posted this 03 April 2020

For some time now I've been getting warnings from time to time that "redundancy check encountered inconsistent block(s)". This does not give me a good and happy feeling, as I imagine something must be in the process of failing to cause this problem, and I would rather change it out before it fully fails. However, I can't find any indication of what drive mechanism might be failing. 

I'm running both Media Patrol and Redundancy Check weekly. Nothing else is being logged other than the inconsistent blocks, and the SMART status of the drives seems non-problematic as far as I can tell. The array is set up as RAID6, with 6xToshiba DT01ACA3.

Thanks in advance for any tips.

Raghuraman Kannan posted this 14 April 2020

Hi John,

In order to find the exact problem please register yourself as a user @https://support.promise.com/ and open a case with  latest subsystem report.

Steps to save the subsystem report :

1) Open Promise Utility.

2) Click subsystem information icon on the top of the window.

3) Click the lock symbol on the left bottom corner of the screen to unlock the utility.

4) Click on save service report button to save the subsystem report.

Thanks !

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