Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Space Case <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 17:55:19
On Jan 19, 11:02am, 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

Ah, I forgot -- the hostname is also stored in the volume header.
You really have to work at it to make things break...


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