Subject: Re: Fwd: dealing with a RAID1 failure
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Stephen Borrill <email@example.com>
Date: 08/11/2005 09:52:02
> On 8/8/05, Steven M. Bellovin <smb <at> cs.columbia.edu> wrote:
> > raidctl is indicating that one of my RAID1 partitions has failed.
> > What do I do to reconstruct it?
> > I *think* I say
> > raidctl -R wd0a radid0
> > I doubt that it's a hardware problem, since the other partition on
> > that mirrored pair of drives is working properly.
Could be a bad sector though. Take a look at atactl wd0 smart status
> > If it matters, I'm running 2.0.
2.0_STABLE? If so, that improves read reliability (by retrying) and it
won't fail all components (at boot time, it still seems to be possible
> In my experience, what you propose below is the way to go. This is
> assuming I have correctly understood that you think the drive is fine.
> This will start a rebuild of the set, and if the drive is actually
> failing, it should crap out.
For crap out, read panic. :-(
Can we request a pull-up of the fix (in -current and netbsd-3) to