[ILUG] Raid disk query
bminish at minish.org
Fri Nov 11 15:15:36 GMT 2011
Were these 'enterprise' or 'consumer' grade drives?
An issue I have seen with consumer drives in RAID is that the firmware
is a bit different in that they will spend a long time trying to recover
data from a bad block, then remap that data
this may result in drives timing out and being kicked out of raid
On Fri, 2011-11-11 at 12:28 +0000, kevin wrote:
> I rebooted one of our servers yesterday and after rebooting mdadm
> complained that one of the raid disks (raid 1 array, two operational and
> one spare) had failed and it began to resync to the spare disk.
> The question is - why? SMART doesn't report anything wrong with the
> I am loathed to dump a good disk - any suggestions?
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