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Finally got everything working and 2 sec into the first recording I get an I/O error.
Long story short: 1 drive in a 4 drive stripe used for storage failed. System drive is OK.
This machine was built from scraps, I don't have another drive to replace it with, it's a dog azz slow RAID card and I figured F it, buy a 1TB and be done with it. It'll be here in a week.
Meanwhile, delete the current raid (Adaptec bios level), create a new one from the remaining 3 drives (RAID5 this time - which is real slow on the 2400A) and move on.
When I boot I get the file system check error and it drops me into a recovery console.
So I fdisk'd and created a new partition, but it's still tossing an error, I assume this means I need to format the drive.
Yes, I've searched, I'm quite surprised I'm having so much trouble finding out how to do a format in Linux (after browsing 500 Google responses.)I'm sure it's something very simple. Am I calling it the wrong thing for Linux? Am I making a bad assumption on the needed task?
It's basically a newly partitioned disk. Fdisk shows it OK.
Any guidance would be appriciated.
Last edited by MonsterMaxx; 12-10-2007 at 01:06 PM.