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Re: Thoughts on large disk reliability and raid maintenance?
On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 12:42:47PM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> Hello. I've just been reading this blog on the reliability of larger
> and larger disks:
> I wonder if it might be useful to add a thread which slowly and
> continuously reads the raid set over and over again, testing for bad
> sectors and, as he suggests, writing them back to the affected drives.
> I've certainly run into situations where a sector went bad on a raid set,
> then, when I went to rebuild the raid set, found that other sectors on
> other drives were bad.
I've been bit by that before too. I ended up running dd as a sanity
what's I/O scheduling like from userland? it seems like a userland
daemon should be able to do this. (or am I just fantasising?)
Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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