Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 19:52:29
On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 11:02:10AM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> According to Space Case:
> >
> >One thing that SGI does with their XLV is to mark in the volume header
> >what the volume element is (volume, plex, element), so drives can be
> >moved around and the XLVs get properly reassembled.  Would something
> >like that be feasible here?
> >
> This can be evil if you pull apart an array and put the disks into
> another one with that header intact where the vol/plex/element would
> match.

So, you have to remember not to *do* that!

The "move drives between controllers/IDs/etc. and have array still assemble
and work" feature is one of the niftiest ones I've ever seen in this kind
of software.  I use it all the time at work.