Server Hang

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Thu Jan 9 07:30:26 UTC 2014


On Thu, 9 Jan 2014 14:21:52 +0700
Olivier Nicole <olivier.nicole at> wrote:

> Steve,
> >> Is it possible to take such a mirror copy of such a  hard disk so
> >> that i can replace it as a hot swap. I request all of your
> >> expertise. How to do hot swap?please shed some light on it.
> >
> >         Why not use a RAID1 mirror instead of a hot swap, then when
> > it's needed you don't get downtime, you also get the benefit of
> > better read performance, and of course it's guaranteed up to date.
> Remember the old disk is dying. i would not advise building a raid
> around a dying disk :)

there is a little bit more than just one disk dying. Did he ever post
the result of a smartctl -a?


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