drive selection for disk arrays
kudzu at tenebras.com
Thu Mar 26 22:20:35 UTC 2020
On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 2:02 PM Daniel Feenberg <feenberg at nber.org> wrote:
> The disturbing frequency of multiple drives going offline in quick
> succession is, in my view, largely a result of defects being discovered in
> quick succession, rather than occuring in quick succession.
That really got my attention, and I was guilty of thinking you were
an epistemological error. Fortunately I was wrong, and the universe
(esp. of disk arrays) is counter-intuitive...
"Well," Brahmā said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no
wiser, but an intelligent person requires only two thousand five hundred."
- The Mahābhārata
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