Drobo after power cut : mstatus 98304

After an unexpected power cut during the weekend, both Drobo FS at work restarted (21 hours later when the power was restored) but the samba/windows shares could not be accessed.

When I tried my droboStatus script, everything was displayed normally, except for one line:

Overall status of the device 98304 = 11000000000000000b -> UNKNOWN STATUS – please see http://code.google.com/p/drobowebdashboard/wiki/ESATMUpdate#ESATMUpdate/mStatus

As the linked page does not give an answer, it seems that it means that everything is ok after a file system check (fsck) but the shares do not work.

A simple reboot with the button at the back of the Drobos was enough to get everything on line again.

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