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by johnmantle
21 May 2018, 16:44
Forum: Firestreamer
Topic: Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller.
Replies: 4
Views: 9792

Re: Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller.

Sorry, forgot to post the conclusion. Yes, after the restart the issue no longer occurred. Yes, by using Process Explorer we were able to ascertain that there was a lot of Kernel Memory being used. After the restart (which was caused be the maintenance application of multiple MS patches) the issue h...
by johnmantle
09 Mar 2017, 21:20
Forum: Firestreamer
Topic: Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller.
Replies: 4
Views: 9792

Re: Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller.

Of the 128GB main memory installed, just over 30GB is still free... Regarding restart - it's a server :) ... and our next outage window is planned for Saturday, however we will need to be sure that Firestreamer is accessible as this window will be used to apply O/S patches and upgrade DPM from 2012R...
by johnmantle
09 Mar 2017, 13:51
Forum: Firestreamer
Topic: Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller.
Replies: 4
Views: 9792

Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller.

Hi, I am getting the following error message when starting the Firestreamer console: "Unable to access the Firestreamer Storage Controller. - Not enough storage is available to process this command" I have checked the software version levels against the storage driver levels, as suggested within the...
by johnmantle
07 Feb 2012, 21:54
Forum: Firestreamer
Topic: Data Compression - offloading?
Replies: 4
Views: 4680

Re: Data Compression - offloading?

The usage of CPU0/core0 is significantly reduced when we disable compression (from 70%-99% (high base load, frequent spikes) back to 15%-60% (with infrequent spikes), and the frequency of spiking is also not visible on the other cores - so this does seem to be compression related. It seems that the ...
by johnmantle
07 Feb 2012, 18:28
Forum: Firestreamer
Topic: Data Compression - Firestreamer vs. LTO-drives
Replies: 7
Views: 8480

Re: Data Compression - Firestreamer vs. LTO-drives

This is an old thread, but our experience may help others :) We are using FS to replace an LTO-3 scsi loader which ist just plain unstable under Windows 2008 (everyone outside of MS blaming the MS SCSI driver architecture in 2008. . .) As compression will always be a relatively individual issue, I a...