Chapter 7: Disk Subsystems
Regardless of the arrangement of your storage infrastructure, much of your organization's data will reside on hard disks, whether on IDE drivers on client systems, or on a server's storage array. Disk failures can be catastrophic, and oftentimes your job after a disk failure will be to get the system back to working order as quickly as possible.
This chapter focuses on giving you the tools and techniques for speedily troubleshooting disk-related problems. In addition to learning about the multitude of available diagnostic tools, you will see methods for identifying and resolving problems by using the Disk Management tool. The chapter concludes by showing you the common disk-related stop messages and how to isolate and resolve each of their associated problems.