CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (55)
Studio Series (23)
Evolution Series (28)
G-DRIVE Family (42)
G-RAID Family (52)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (53)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
Rebuilding your RAID for G-SPEED

Rebuilding your RAID for G-SPEED

  1. Remove the failed drive from your G-SPEED with the unit and your computer powered off. Insert the included key or thin object such as a paper clip into the hole under the lock icon on the front of the drive sled to unlock the handle that allows you to pull the drive out.
  2. Power up the G-SPEED unit and reboot your computer.
  3. With the computer booted up and logged in, insert the replacement drive into the G-SPEED unit.
  4. Within approximately 30 seconds the RAID should begin to rebuild.
  5. The rebuild will take about 1- 1.5 hours per 1TB of capacity. For example an 8TB RAID array will take approximately 8-12 hours. The computer and G-SPEED will need to remain on for the rebuild to finish, any interruption of power or connection to the computer can cause the rebuild to fail, and possibly compromise the RAID set.

Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Add to Favorites 
Article ID: 154 Article Created: 08-02-2013 13:04 PMLast Modified: 08-02-2013 13:04 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
How many drives can I chain together using FW800?
  For best performance we recommend a chain of no longer than 5 drives. ...
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...
G-CONNECT Hardware Specifications
Product Features & Diagram The following diagram will help you become familiar with your new G-CONNECT device....
Is the G-SPEED eS compatible with OSX 10.5 / Leopard?
Yes - you will need to download and install the latest drivers listed in this article....
Automatic Software Updates
The G-CONNECT automatic update feature keeps your G-CONNECT up-to-date with the latest software. Follow the steps below to make sure your G-CONNECT is current....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Windows
Basic External Drive Troubleshooting steps for Windows. ...
What is the difference between the G-DRIVE and G-RAID?
   ...
What do the indicator lights mean?
Find out what the lights on the front of the G-SPEED Q mean....
On Windows I can't initialize my G-Technology hard drive. Disk Management says it is a "GPT Protective Partition."
On a Windows system drives show up as a "GPT protective partition" and are unable to be formatted. REASON: G-Technology drives are formatted at the factory for Mac OS.  Changes to the Mac OS in 10.5 and above have caused an incompatibility with Windows OS, requiring the drive to be "cleaned" before being formatted.  The process to "clean" the drive outlined in this article. ...
Can I change the RAID setting for my G-RAID?
     ...