Subject: Re: auto-replacement of bad components on raid configurations, is it possible?
To: Brian Buhrow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Oster <email@example.com>
Date: 11/18/2001 16:25:16
Brian Buhrow writes:
> Hello folks. I'm wondering if there's a way to configure hot spares
> in a raidframe configuration such that when one of the primary components
> fails, the hot spare is called into service without human intervention. I
> realize I could write shell scripts to watch things and perform the change,
> but I'm wondering if this mechanism is already built into the raidframe
> subsystem, but is just not documented. For example, if I have
> autoconfigure turned on with a raid5 set, will the hot spare be called into
> service automatically if one of the components fails?
No... no undocumented features like that yet...