[SATLUG] 1st question - RAID5 quit - Short tests completed

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 11:42:40 CDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 11:19 AM, David Labens<adlabens at swbell.net> wrote:
> Sam, Thanks for the response.  I can't do anything with it until I get home this evening anyway, so waiting is a requirement regardless of anyone's response!
> I can order a new 250 gb HDD & probably have it here by the weekend - probably a little cheaper now, too ;+)
> Ok, I now return to my regularly scheduled workload!

Since only 1 drive is bad, why can't you just mark that drive as
offline, shutdown the computer and put a new drive in, and hotadd the
new drive to the array? This should start the rebuilding process

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
Phone: (210) 567-2672

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