Solved

Corrupt Files on Volume.  Can't fix.

Posted on 2009-07-14
4
848 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hello.
Having a difficult time - losing data and continually corrupt files.  Error logs stating corrupt and tells me to run chkdsk.exe (which has been done many many times with /f/r switches).

Restoring data back to volume showing corruption as well.

Now files and folders starting to just disappear because of the corruption.  

I have a consulting company that monitors and works on our servers and network and they said they do not know what to do now.  They're run antivirus checks, run chkdsk.exe /f/r and still the errors are happening.  WE are losing work and I do not know what to do.  Below is what I copied form the Server Administrator's log that was sent to me.  If someone could please help, I'd apprecite it.  

What happened?  Drive C: was down to 2%.  Copied c:\data share folder to new folder on H:\Volume
Set up all permissions, secuity.  Worked great for about 3 days.  

Getting VSS errors, The shadow copy could not be committed - operation timed out.

Ci errors -Cleaning up corrupt content index metadata on c:\system volume information\catalog.wci.

MXExchange Error : The Win32 API call 'DsGetDCNameW' returned error code [0x862] The specified component could not be found in the configuration information. The service could not be initialized. Make sure that the operating system was installed properly

VOL Snap error:
The shadow copies of volume H: were aborted because volume H:, which contains shadow copy storage for this shadow copy, was force dismounted.

Operating System: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Server 2003 for Small Business Server Service Pack 2
Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.80GHz, Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.80GHz, Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.80GHz, Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.80GHz
Frequency: 2.8 GHz, 2.8 GHz, 2.8 GHz, 2.8 GHz
Amount of RAM: 4096 MB

Performance Counters      Today      Last Month      Rate of Growth
Memory in use                    2,221 MB       2,930 MB                 -24 %
Free disk space (C:)      48,190 MB       41,725 MB      15 %
Free disk space (G:)      888,657 MB       No data      
Free disk space (H:)      205,921 MB       388,556 MB      -47 %
Free disk space (L:)      17,111 MB       17,161 MB      0 %
Free disk space (M:)      178,643 MB       180,434 MB      -1 %
Free disk space (S:)      16,292 MB       16,301 MB      0 %
Busy disk time (0 C: H: S: L: M:)      76 %       22 %      237 %
CPU Use (0)      12 %       3 %      251 %
CPU Use (1)      21 %       4 %      418 %
CPU Use (2)      33 %       5 %      600 %
CPU Use (3)      32 %       4 %      697 %
0
Comment
Question by:Skol2u
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:GMorineau
GMorineau earned 200 total points
ID: 24854164
did you check the internal temperatures or if you have some fan problems?

It could be a driver problem too. Are you using a PERC ou SASxIR?
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Skol2u
ID: 24854477
Sorry, I do not know.  
Will check the internal temps tomorrow am, but all fans running as usual.  

0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Oliver-P earned 300 total points
ID: 24891044
Hello,

First thing to do: try to backup data if possible (imaging them ideally and from a boot CD to avoid eventual corrupted OS problems).

Second : the administrator should check hardware integrity, especially the HDD's (enable S.M.A.R.T technology in the server's BIOS and check S.M.A.R.T attributes + check drives health with the appropriate tools which are usually offered by the drive's manufacturers).

Good luck.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Skol2u
ID: 24964850
Removed the volume, reformatted a new volume and copied over the back up'd data.  So far so good.  Thanks for everyone's input.
0

Featured Post

Webinar: Aligning, Automating, Winning

Join Dan Russo, Senior Manager of Operations Intelligence, for an in-depth discussion on how Dealertrack, leading provider of integrated digital solutions for the automotive industry, transformed their DevOps processes to increase collaboration and move with greater velocity.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Migration path from SBS 2011 to ?? 4 118
FInd Local Administrators 6 46
WSUS 3.0 SP2 Replicate to WSUS 2016 3 80
SBS 2011 server backup failing. 27 44
If you are a user of the discontinued Microsoft Office Accounting 2008 (MSOA) and have to move to a new computer running Windows 8, you will be unhappy to discover that it won't install.  In particular, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SSE…
A quick step-by-step overview of installing and configuring Carbonite Server Backup.
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question