drive failure during rebuild causes page fault
gianluca at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 16:05:13 PST 2004
> If you're thinking of using RAID instead of good timely backups, you need
> to go back to the drawing board, because that is not what RAID is intended
> to replace -- and is something it cannot replace.
actually all the data I plan to keep on that server is gonna be backed
up, either to cdr/dvdr or in the original audio cds that I still have.
what I meant by integrity is trying to avoid having to go back to the
backups to restore 120G (or more in this case) that were on a dead
drive. I've done that before, and even if it's no mission-critical
data, it remains a huge PITA :)
thanks for the detailed explanation of how RAID5 works, somehow I
didn't really catch the distinction between the normal and degraded
operations on the array.
what would be your recommendations for this particular (and very
thanks a lot for your help,
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