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Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by neodago » 15 Jul 2019 22:17

Good evening,
my nas is based on Nas4Free 9.1.0.1 (revision 804) embedded on usb stick.
It was running very well but my motherboard had a fault and now i have to change it.
I picked up a temporary pc (only for recover the data), I inserted the usb stick and the 3x2tb WD Red drives of my raidz-1 pool and swithed on.
The system loads, but my old ip address is lost and even if I try to change it to one suitable to my lan settings (ex. 192.168.0.2) but the system sets it to 127.0.0.1
No way to change this. I tried the dhcp option, but it doesn't change.
I tried to configure a network interface, but the auto-detect function tells me that there is no link-up detected.
Any hint?

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Re: Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by cookiemonster » 15 Jul 2019 22:24

Are you able to attach to the console via keyboard & monitor, or ipmi ?
If so, from the options go to (I think without checking), option 1: set lan device (i.e. which nic), followed by option 2 (again I think), set network address (i.e. ip address by dhcp or static).
What will likely be happening is that the config saved will have a different nic if you are using built-in nics on the motherboards.
Main: Xigmanas 11.2.0.4 x64-full-RootOnZFS on Supermicro X8DT3. zroot on mirrorred pair of CRUCIAL_CT64M225. Memory: 24GB ECC; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; Storage: (HBA) - LSI SAS 9211-4i with 3 SATA x 1 Tb in raidZ1, 1 x 3 Tb SAS drive as single stripe.
Spare1: HP DL580 G5; 128 GB ECC RAM; 4 CPU; 8 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare2: HP DL360 G7; 6 GB ECC RAM; 1 Xeon CPU; 5 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare3: HP DL380 G7; 24 GB ECC RAM; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; 8 x 500 GB disks on IBM M1015 flashed to LSI9211-IT

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Re: Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by cookiemonster » 15 Jul 2019 22:26

Ah correcting myself, just noticed you tried to configure the network interface already. The no link-up detected suggests the link is down. Are you using a built-in nic on the motherboard, or an add-on NIC card? Could they be faulty? Are the lights on the nic suggesting activity?
Main: Xigmanas 11.2.0.4 x64-full-RootOnZFS on Supermicro X8DT3. zroot on mirrorred pair of CRUCIAL_CT64M225. Memory: 24GB ECC; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; Storage: (HBA) - LSI SAS 9211-4i with 3 SATA x 1 Tb in raidZ1, 1 x 3 Tb SAS drive as single stripe.
Spare1: HP DL580 G5; 128 GB ECC RAM; 4 CPU; 8 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare2: HP DL360 G7; 6 GB ECC RAM; 1 Xeon CPU; 5 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare3: HP DL380 G7; 24 GB ECC RAM; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; 8 x 500 GB disks on IBM M1015 flashed to LSI9211-IT

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Re: Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by neodago » 16 Jul 2019 09:03

cookiemonster wrote:
15 Jul 2019 22:26
Ah correcting myself, just noticed you tried to configure the network interface already. The no link-up detected suggests the link is down. Are you using a built-in nic on the motherboard, or an add-on NIC card? Could they be faulty? Are the lights on the nic suggesting activity?
I'm using the built-in nic on the motherboard (Asus H97M-E Intel H97 1150). The Nic is OK, the lights are flashing and I have also changed the lan cable, just to be sure...

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Re: Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by cookiemonster » 16 Jul 2019 22:39

could you drop to a console session and see what's in dmesg:
dmesg | grep Network or similar. We're looking for a network interface device name. In my case I get:

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$ dmesg | grep Network
igb0: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection, Version - 2.5.3-k> port 0xef80-0xef9f mem 0xfafe0000-0xfaffffff,0xfafc0000-0xfafdffff,0xfaf9c000-0xfaf9ffff irq 28 at device 0.0 on pci1
igb1: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection, Version - 2.5.3-k> port 0xef40-0xef5f mem 0xfaf60000-0xfaf7ffff,0xfaf40000-0xfaf5ffff,0xfaf1c000-0xfaf1ffff irq 40 at device 0.1 on pci1
So I have two interfaces identified by igb0 and igb1.
Then see if dmesg shows an attempt to bind one to a (your local) network. In my case:

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$ ifconfig
igb0: flags=8c02<BROADCAST,OACTIVE,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
	options=6403bb<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING,JUMBO_MTU,VLAN_HWCSUM,TSO4,TSO6,VLAN_HWTSO,RXCSUM_IPV6,TXCSUM_IPV6>
	ether 00:25:90:4d:6a:76
	hwaddr 00:25:90:4d:6a:76
	nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
	media: Ethernet autoselect
	status: no carrier
igb1: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
	options=6423bb<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING,JUMBO_MTU,VLAN_HWCSUM,TSO4,TSO6,WOL_MAGIC,VLAN_HWTSO,RXCSUM_IPV6,TXCSUM_IPV6>
	ether 00:25:90:4d:6a:77
	hwaddr 00:25:90:4d:6a:77
	inet 192.168.1.3 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
	inet 192.168.1.50 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
	inet 192.168.1.52 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
	nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
	media: Ethernet autoselect (1000baseT <full-duplex>)
	status: active
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 16384
	options=600003<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,RXCSUM_IPV6,TXCSUM_IPV6>
	inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
	inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
	inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
	nd6 options=21<PERFORMNUD,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
	groups: lo
Ignore my setup but look for for no carrier. It means "link down".
If so, just confirms that the OS believes there is no cable plugged in, no data on it, etc. something to do with hardware.
Nice Motherboard by the way. Seems to have a realtek nic. So I'd be looking for a re(0) device name perhaps.
Next step I would be looking for the logs on the network setup. I'll see if I can find where to look.
Main: Xigmanas 11.2.0.4 x64-full-RootOnZFS on Supermicro X8DT3. zroot on mirrorred pair of CRUCIAL_CT64M225. Memory: 24GB ECC; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; Storage: (HBA) - LSI SAS 9211-4i with 3 SATA x 1 Tb in raidZ1, 1 x 3 Tb SAS drive as single stripe.
Spare1: HP DL580 G5; 128 GB ECC RAM; 4 CPU; 8 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare2: HP DL360 G7; 6 GB ECC RAM; 1 Xeon CPU; 5 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare3: HP DL380 G7; 24 GB ECC RAM; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; 8 x 500 GB disks on IBM M1015 flashed to LSI9211-IT

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Re: Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by cookiemonster » 16 Jul 2019 22:53

I just remembered, I have set my ip to static and also have a matching static ip on my router. A workaround to an issue with jails. Just bear with me.
You might want to have a read at the troubleshooting advice here https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO88 ... setup.html
You don't need to setup networking manually like it suggests, XigmaNas devs have done all the hard work to just use gui post deployment, and the text UI/console in cases like yours.
The relevant part are in my opinion finding that there is a loaded driver for your nic.
Main: Xigmanas 11.2.0.4 x64-full-RootOnZFS on Supermicro X8DT3. zroot on mirrorred pair of CRUCIAL_CT64M225. Memory: 24GB ECC; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; Storage: (HBA) - LSI SAS 9211-4i with 3 SATA x 1 Tb in raidZ1, 1 x 3 Tb SAS drive as single stripe.
Spare1: HP DL580 G5; 128 GB ECC RAM; 4 CPU; 8 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare2: HP DL360 G7; 6 GB ECC RAM; 1 Xeon CPU; 5 x 500 GB disks on H210i
Spare3: HP DL380 G7; 24 GB ECC RAM; 2 Xeon E5645 CPUs; 8 x 500 GB disks on IBM M1015 flashed to LSI9211-IT

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Re: Motherboard gone, recover the zpool

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Post by neodago » 18 Jul 2019 20:45

Probabily the motherboard was too new for the software (6 years has passed) and I don't wanted to "argue" with drivers, configurations and so on. So I opted for an older motherboard and all worked flawlessy. Now the recover of the files is in progress.
Thank you for your help!

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