Hi to all drobo lovers.
I do love my drobo fs but at the moment I quiet go crazy with it.
I already wrote a post but in the false category. See here. http://www.drobospace.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=146870
How ever. After realizing the drobo fs can’t handle with a 6TB disk I bought a 3TB disk. But unfortunately it ended up in the same result.
What do I have:
Drobo FS with 5 x 2TB = 10TB and single protection. So I got around 7.5 TB space for data and at the moment I used around 5.5 TB which mean I do have more than 1.5 TB free space.
What I did:
Going Back to the initial failure of that case. Shut down everything and put in the old failure 2 TB disk. The drobo fs stared up. The drobo dashboard showed up the drobo the 3rd bay (the failure disk) has a solid red light. Also the same in drobo dashboard. It told me to replace that 3rd disk with a new one.
I removed the old (red light) disk an replaced with my new 3TB disk. That new disk was recognized by drobo fs and also in drobo dashboard. After a little while I all the drobo fs disk lights were flashing green-yellow an drobo dashboard that the data loss prevention process has started. Duration 19 hours. At the next day I was checking all the light at the drobo. Solid yellow shining. Then checked drobo dashboard. Drobo dashboard showed me green yellow flashing und duration of the process still 12 hours. I did not touch anything and did not used any ressources of the drobo fs.
After another half day the light an drobo still yellow solid but the drobo dashboard could not find any connected drobo. On Mac finder, drobo fs is shown as a network resource but not able to connect to it.
May someone of you does have a solution or some ideas for me.