My rx8620 server had in its "mail log" that the root disk has failed though there is no amber light on any of the 2 disks in the derver.
The message is shown below:
">------------ Event Monitoring Service Event Notification ------------<
Notification Time: Fri Dec 16 15:32:20 2011
GHACCUET24OP01 sent Event Monitor notification information:
/storage/events/disks/default/3_0_0_2_0.6.0 is >= 3.
Its current value is CRITICAL(5).
Event data from monitor:
Event Time..........: Fri Dec 16 15:32:20 2011
Event #.............: 100237
Disk at hardware path 3/0/0/2/0.6.0 : Media failure
Description of Error:
The device was unsuccessful in reading or writing data for the current I/O
request due to an error on the medium. The data could not be recovered.
Probable Cause / Recommended Action:
Reformatting the medium may fix the problem.
Alternatively, the medium in the device is flawed. If the medium is
removable, replace the medium with a fresh one.
Alternatively, if the medium is not removable, the device has experienced
a hardware failure. Contact your HP support representative to have the
As i am speaking, physically the 2 disk are functioning perfectly with the green lights on both blinking.
So i want to know whether the disk is really bad.
Follow this guide:When_Good_Disks_Go_Bad_WPhttp://bizsupport2.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01911837/c01911837.pdfTest the disk and replace.