Win 7 and U3 updates

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Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby jamerson » Sun Oct 11, 2015 8:30 pm

hi guys,
somehow after applied the patch i can't backup a Win7 Pro VM machine,
the error i am getting is the next :
Processing VM1 Error: Data error (cyclic redundancy check). Failed to read data from the file [\\.\PhysicalDrive2]. Failed to upload disk. Agent failed to process method {DataTransfer.SyncDisk}. Exception from server: Data error (cyclic redundancy check). Failed to read data from the file [\\.\PhysicalDrive2]. Unable to retrieve next block transmission command. Number of already processed blocks: [3234]. Failed to download disk.

from Veeam server i can access the VM1 and it admin$
i've followed those steps but no vail http://www.veeam.com/kb1197

please advise how to fix this.

thank you
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Re: Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby btmaus » Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:19 pm

Working fine for me backing up Windows 7 Enterprise. Sounds like your issue is with a disk (hardware problem).
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Re: Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby jamerson » Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:33 pm

btmaus wrote:Working fine for me backing up Windows 7 Enterprise. Sounds like your issue is with a disk (hardware problem).

i have two VM's on the same HDD,
2008R2 working fine but Win 7 is the issue
if it hardware issue the 2008r2 wouldn't be backed up would it ?
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Re: Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby tsightler » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:55 am

The CRC error pretty much indicates that Veeam is unable to read some data block from the underlying disk. The fact that it says [\\.\PhysicalDrive2] makes me think that this is a disk hotadded to the proxy VM although I guess it could also be Direct SAN. However, this is almost always indicative of an underlying hard disk error. I'd take a look in the Windows even logs and see if you can find and event that corresponds to this failure. It might not fail on the 2008R2 system simply because none of those blocks are bad yet.
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Re: Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby jamerson » Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:50 pm

i've created another VM on the same data store and i was able to back it up without any issues.
this VM is Win 8.1 Pro
i don't think is a hardware issue .
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Re: Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby tsightler » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:31 pm

A different VM would use different blocks on the underlying storage. Just because one block is unable to be retrieved doesn't mean that any other block is impacted. While I can't be sure it is a hardware problem, the error you are getting is not a Veeam error, it is a read error being returned by the OS. Can you try doing something like a storage vMotion or perhaps a clone of the VM in VMware? Or perhaps forcing NBD mode on your proxy for one cycle to see if the error changes. It's also possible the error could be something on the repository since I don't have enough information to determine what \\.\PhysicalDrive2 refers to, the above was just a guess.

Do you have a support case?
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Re: Win 7 and U3 updates

Veeam Logoby jamerson » Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:08 am

its strange with the physicaldrive error .
created another vm and its backup fine.
had to delete the old one.
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