"Tom Scales" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I have a machine that is running Vista Business.
> The machine has an external eSata Raid5 drive, running off a Silicon Image
> 3132 controller. The controller has proper Vista drivers. The enclosure
> is a Silverstone DS351 (a very nice Home theater Raid box).
> The drive is large (3TB), so it is a GDT drive (which is why I was forced
> to Vista, since XP doesn't support a drive over 2TB).
> Here's the problem.
> Quite often (but not always), when I move a file from this drive to
> another drive (a network share), the file copies to the network share
> properly, but the entry still shows up in Explorer on the 'old' Raid5
> drive. When you try to access the file, it says it is in use (when it is
> really gone). This is very, very annoying. Only a reboot makes the files
> go away.
> I have searched this newsgroup and google'd to death, but can't fine this
> Indexing is turned OFF for this drive as I find it completely and utterly
> worthless and don't want the overhead.
> It is not unique to the computer, as I have moved the controller and Raid5
> drive to a different coirdermputer and the problem persists.
> If it matters, the files are quite large (2GB+). This behavior does not
> occur on any other drive.
> Any thoughts and suggestions? It's annoying as heck.
I can't believe there are NO responses.
Just a little more information. If I access the same drive through a
network share from an XP machine and do all the file manipulations on the XP
machine, it works flawlessly (if slowly).