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Offline AncientWisdom

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Weird F-Raid UI behaviour + slow Performance
« on: October 25, 2013, 10:36:44 am »
Hi there,

I have actually been having those issues for a long time now but only now I was able to make time to deal with them.

When I have setup FlexRAID I went through every relevant article in the Wiki and did everything I thought was relevant. This includes setting up Scheduled tasks for Update, Validate and Verify (I think I did all three) as well as setup an email alert. Not sure how long after, but it (emails reporting scheduled tasks are successful) was working for a while and then stopped. Now the machine including the pooled drives have been working flawlessly so I did not do anything about it for a while. Now when I go into the F-Raid web utility, the email config is empty and there are no scheduled tasks. When trying to add the tasks again, the Schedule for dropdown does not give me any options... (see screenshot - http://screencast.com/t/N1edFysSp2C)

The other issue I have been having is that the drive have been really slow. I haven't done any testing but it is very prounouncable to the point of folders taking a while to show content in Windows etc. I was wondering what can I do to troubleshoot this problem?

The logs can be accessed via -
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24903031/FlexRAID/FlexRAID.rar

Interestingly the db config file has a last updated date of 7-Jan-2013... (although I re-entered the email details today)
 
Thanks for the help! Let me know if there is any other information that can help.

AW

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Re: Weird F-Raid UI behaviour + slow Performance
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2013, 10:42:29 am »
Just wanted to add that the web UI does not look like it "knows" about the FlexRAID configuration running... I can't see any information on it, only the option to Add New Configuration.

Like I said in the title - weird behaviour!

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Re: Weird F-Raid UI behaviour + slow Performance
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2013, 10:57:45 am »
Hey Brahim,

Thanks I was just going through the Wiki and saw it.... When searching for "FlexRAID-Config.db" on C:\ it only comes back with the one on the root of the drive.

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Re: Weird F-Raid UI behaviour + slow Performance
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2013, 11:14:54 pm »
Should I perhaps open a ticket in the bug tracking system?

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Re: Weird F-Raid UI behaviour + slow Performance
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2013, 10:39:47 am »
OK after trying to figure this one for a while I managed to get my config back  :)

Turns out that Windows search did not search properly inside the system folders despite the setting being ticked... Manually looking at the folder specified in the wiki entry showed indeed a second db file. However replacing the new with the old still did not solve the issue. A 3rd party tool managed to find another instance of the db (!) with a date somewhere in between. Overwriting the new db with this one has solved the issue. I'm not sure what happened exactly to cause this but I suspect reinstalling the OS somewhere in the last 12 months probably have something to do with it. I have other issues now but I will open a new thread for them, just wanted to put the info out there for other people with a similar problem unable to locate duplicates of the config.db .