Hot swapping SATA drives
psteele at maxiscale.com
Tue Nov 25 11:42:08 PST 2008
>Use a real hot-swappable drive plane, attached to a good SATA
>that handles hot-swap in hardware? :)
>Use ZFS, which seems to work better with drives being added/removed
>Sorry, the few systems we have running FreeBSD either have single IDE
>drives, single SATA drives, or 12-24 SATA drives attached to a hardware
>hot-swappable drive-plane connected to 3Ware 9550/9650 RAID
>The single-drive systems obviously can't do swapping, and the rest work
I should further clarified that we are running 4-drive systems, with
drive sizes ranging from 250GB-1TB. These drives are not in a RAID
cluster and we do not want them to be. We do need the drives to be hot
swappable though. I'll contact 3Ware and go from there.
Thanks for the reply.
More information about the freebsd-hackers