HELP! Disappearing Files
rob at steinmetznet.com
Thu Nov 18 17:10:43 GMT 1999
"Darrin M. Gorski" wrote:
> Are you running a volume manager on that disk? I've seen volume managers
> attempt to 'fix' an unbroken volume. Especially in the case of mirroring.
Volume manager is running, but is is not running on any hard disks. It only
running for CDROM and diskette. There is no mirroring.
> On Fri, 19 Nov 1999, Robert Steinmetz wrote:
> > I have just run into a new and scary problem. On a Sparc fileserver
> > running Solaris 2.6 one of the user file systems has suddenly began to
> > start deleting all files. The 4 GB filesystem goes from 67% full to 2%
> > in a matter of minutes. We can find no process running on the Sun to
> > account for this. The filesystem is shared to Windows NT machines using
> > Samba. I am at lose to explain it. We have restored the file system from
> > tape once today and it has happened again.
> > The only recent change is the replacement a different hard disk with a
> > new larger one, all files were restored from a back up tape and it
> > seemed to be working after the change.
> > ANY suggestions for isolating the problem appreciated.
> > --
> > Robert Steinmetz, AIA
> > Principal
> > Steinmetz & Associates
> Darrin M. Gorski <Darrin at Gorski.net>
Robert Steinmetz, AIA
Steinmetz & Associates
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