Windows 7 Thread, iSCSI Disk suddenly shown as RAW in Technical; I connect to our office NAS box via the Microsoft iSCSI initiator and after a sudden (and rare) blue screen ...
2nd January 2013, 04:42 PM #1
iSCSI Disk suddenly shown as RAW
I connect to our office NAS box via the Microsoft iSCSI initiator and after a sudden (and rare) blue screen and reboot the drive now appears as RAW and unformatted (Don't worry, I haven't re-formatted it!). It's a Thecus N503 Combo setup and need to know if there is anything I can do to get it back up and showing the file system as is. I know the files are still there as Recuva can see them.
It's pretty urgent as I've just moved a whole shed load of pics onto there for when my home NAS arrives.
2nd January 2013, 04:49 PM #2
I assume you've restarted everything and disconnected/re-connected to the iscsi target?
2nd January 2013, 04:52 PM #3
Yes, I disconnected and reconnected (restarted the NAS and PC as well). It's very strange.
2nd January 2013, 04:54 PM #4
Hmmm. Just found this blog post: Raymond's blog: Windows recognised iscsi drive as RAW (no longer as NTFS)
I'll not do the convert command yet but start with chkdsk.
Worth a shot, especially as it seems a simple fix.
2nd January 2013, 05:01 PM #5
YAY! It fixed it
*PHEW* I can go home now
Thanks to Dos_Box from:
plexer (2nd January 2013)
2nd January 2013, 05:04 PM #6
I'm guessing you needed some new shorts Chris!! I had that happen on one of my backup servers and was about to suggest the chkdsk route... Glad it's fixed for you.
Did you get my PM?
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