OK, first I want to again confirm and emphasize that all of the data on the machine is both backed up and currently undamaged. The server has been pulled out of the cage now to try and figure out what component has gone bad (I honestly have no idea at this point). It’s at the shop now, and I anticipate talking to them at about 4:30 EST at which point I will post another update here. It will surprise me if they get the machine back to me today but they understand it’s a priority and I hope to have it back online tomorrow. Here’s the view that I stared at for most of the morning while I was running various tests:
In a worst case scenario we’ll put together a new machine from scratch tomorrow and transplant the drive array.