A little story of failed raid5 (3ware 8000 series)
elias.hartvigson at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 12:40:21 PDT 2007
Är precis nyinflyttad i Göteborg, så jag vet inte riktigt var Linnéstaden
ligger, själv bor jag vid guldheden ett stenkast från wavrinsky platsen.
Förmiddagen passar mig bäst också då jag är upptagen på em :)
On 8/24/07, Scott Long <scottl at samsco.org> wrote:
> Feargal Reilly wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 08:57:22 +0400
> > "Artem Kuchin" <matrix at itlegion.ru> wrote:
> >> Um.. it is because i did not have a map of hot swap baskets to
> >> conroller ports and i needed to check every driver basket to
> >> understand which port it sits on. I have no choise, i think.
> > I'm just going to highlight the importance of knowing which
> > physical disk is which on your system.
> > About a year ago I had to replace a hot-swappable disk from an
> > array, but then realised I had no idea which physical disk it
> > was as the map of the disks was rather helpfully *inside* the
> > case. Due to the physical setup, I had no way or removing the
> > cover without first powering down the server - which defeated
> > the whole point of paying extra for hot-swap disks.
> > So yeah, be sure to label your disk bays, but be sure to put
> > those labels somewhere *useful*.
> > -fr.
> Most controllers have a function to "blink LED" so you can discover
> the mapping. Just about every management app that I know of does (yes,
> they do exist for FreeBSD from many vendors!), and many also have the
> feature in their BIOS.
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