[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
automatically.



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Jeremy Mann
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