[CentOS] Question about a hard drive error

Benjamin Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Tue Nov 16 11:31:05 EST 2010


On 11/15/2010 10:41 AM, Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
> Thanks John, I appreciate it! Both are being replaced after a nearby 55
> KV power line shorted to ground and blew a manhole cover 50' into the air,
> damaging a lot of equipment over here, even those on UPS's. Nobody was
> hurt, thank goodness. But, I'll be looking into RAID 5 in the future.

In these days of multi-terabyte drives you should be looking at RAID6 
instead. The chances of a 'double failure' during degraded 
operation/resync is too high to ignore.

-- 
Benjamin Franz


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