dealing with a failing drive
dnewman at networktest.com
Sun Nov 25 21:12:59 PST 2007
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On 11/25/07 9:08 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> There are two physical disks in the server. bus 1 target 0 and
> bus 1 target 1. Those ARE the physical disks. If one of them
> has failed instead of:
> Sync, Ultra2, Wide - Configured in a logical volume.
> you will see something like:
> Sync, Ultra2, Wide - Unconfigured
> or nothing at all.
Cool, thanks. Your output and mine are virtually identical.
Now I get what you mean by running idacontrol periodically and grokking
the output to verify both disks are still in the array.
> It is normal for idacontrol to generate soft write errors. The
> developer knows about this. There's really no easy way to make
> it not happen. It doesen't hurt anything, however.
OK, good to know.
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