How does gmirror know of a faulty drive
Brian A. Seklecki
lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Wed Feb 14 20:10:37 UTC 2007
I just actually replied to a thread about this. Apparently there is no
automatic demotion of a device to DEGRADED. I just had a provider error
for a good 5 minutes of SCSI kernel messages (bad sectors, grown defects),
without any automatic corrective action taken by gmirror(4)
My original message was held of moderation.
On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, Ivan Carey wrote:
> In FreeBSD 5.3 I have set up 2 drives in RAID-1 format.
> How will I know if one of the drives is faulty such as either not working or
> has some lost sectors?
> Is it possible to have gmirror email me if there is a problem?
> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
-lava (Brian A. Seklecki - Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
"...from back in the heady days when "helpdesk" meant nothing, "diskquota"
meant everything, and lives could be bought and sold for a couple of pages
of laser printout - and frequently were."
More information about the freebsd-questions