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(500pts) GSX server powers down and comes up with SCSI disk unreadable

I have a IBM workstation with 2 CPUs and 3GB of ram running GSX server. I have 6 guest OS's running. Actually on 4 are on 24 x 7. Let's call them guest01 - 04. guest01 and 02 are a cluster. If 01 and 02 get powered off at the same time, when they come back up the shared disks will show unreadable \ unkown. I go to disk manager and re-scan drives, after that the disks show unkown.

If I present the same shared disk to another guest...like 03, the disk gets initialized and guest03 can see all the data.

If I take the disk away from 01 and 02 then represent it, I have a different signature and MSCS freaks out.

chkdsk won't work, I get: "cannot open volume for direct access"

Any ideas how to fix this or prevent it from happening in the future?
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8/22/2022 - Mon

GSX has gone legacy,have you thought about moving over to the new free server OS?

Although it sounds like an issue with the split brain detect mechanism.

I did not know GSX has gone legacy. Do you have a suggestion on what new free server OS I could use?

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