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Disk error even with new disk
« on: January 05, 2019, 10:45:41 pm »
I've got a Buffalo Linkstation LSWVL-73B.  Firmware version 1.74. Two disks, operating in RAID 1.  It's showing Disk 2 Error and flashing the I12 code for degraded RAID.  I pulled disk 2 and ran the full set of Western Digital lifeguard diagnostics on it.  It passed all.  I reinstalled the disk and still had Disk 2 Error. I ran Rebuild Raid Array.  It completed in about 10 hours and appeared to solve the problem.  However it returned 6 hours later just as before. I swapped out disk 2 for a brand new disk, ran Rebuild Raid Array and the exact same thing occurred.  Any ideas on a cause and solution?


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Re: Disk error even with new disk
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2019, 05:34:02 pm »
Bad drive. Replace it regardless of what lifeguard says. if you attach it to your computer and run CrystalDiskInfo I'd bet money it's in caution status.
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