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Re: raidframe oddity

In message <200812060805.DAA03779%Sparkle.Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost>, der 
Mouse writ
>I have a 9-disk RAIDframe RAID5 of a little over 7.25TB, on i386 4.0.
>Back on Tuesday the 2nd, I set it up and started the parity
>initialization.  It just finished.
>The interesting thing is, it finished at 87% done, with over 11 hours
>supposedly yet to go:


>Any ideas why such a severe mismatch between estimate and reality, and
>whether it indicates anything that could actually cause trouble?

The only thing I'd observe is that 87% is very likely 7/8.


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