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Physical Disk Resources May Still Appear Online After a RAID Set Fails on a Clustered Server


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Symptoms

When two or more disks fail in a hardware RAID set on a clustered server, the physical disk resource may still appear online. When you open My Computer to view the physical drive, you can view the root of the drive by using cached information. When you try to view subfolders, write to files, or open any files on the disk, you receive the following error message:
The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error
Additionally, event ID 26, event ID 50, and event ID 11 messages are logged in the System event log. You may also see entries similar to the following in the cluster log:
00000090.00000778::2003/02/05-13:58:48.359
WARN Physical Disk <Disk S: T:>: Offline, Locking volume failed, error 5.

00000134.000004c8::2003/02/05-14:11:55.509 
ERR Physical Disk <Disk S: T:>: [DiskArb] Failed to read (sector 12), error 1117.

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Resolution

Windows 2000

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Prerequisites
This hotfix requires Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3). For additional information about how to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Restart Requirement
You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement Information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File Information

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   20-Jun-2003  14:46  5.0.2195.6759      75,568  Clusdisk.sys

 

Windows Server 2003

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Prerequisites
This hotfix requires Windows Server 2003.
Restart Requirement
You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement Information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File Information

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003
Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
-----------------------------------------------------------
06-May-2003  17:16  5.2.3790.15        58,880  Clusdisk.sys
Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition
   Date         Time   Version         Size    File name
   ---------------------------------------------------------
   06-May-2003  17:16  5.2.3790.15     181,248  Clusdisk.sys

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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Keywords: KB817184, kbbug, kbfix, kbqfe, kbwin2000presp5fix, kbwinserv2003presp1fix, kbhotfixserver, kbautohotfix

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Article Info
Article ID : 817184
Revision : 14
Created on : 7/24/2007
Published on : 7/24/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 157