gmirror degraded

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Oct 11 18:20:05 UTC 2012

On Thu, 11 Oct 2012, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:

> Just looking for some advice, I had a server lock up that uses gmirror
> for two RAID-1 arrays of the primary drive and a data drive. The data
> drive was reported as degraded after a reset of the server, but is
> rebuilding. It is comprised of two TB drives with one reporting ACTIVE
> with no flags. The other synchronizing and taking days...

You mean it does this repeatedly?

> I ran the smartctl command below on the synchronizing drive and it seems
> there are no errors? Should I trust this drive?

1,003 reallocated sectors is a bad sign.  I would replace that drive.

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