[CentOS] Question about a hard drive error

Alan Hodgson ahodgson at simkin.ca
Tue Nov 16 11:42:08 EST 2010


On November 16, 2010 08:31:05 am Benjamin Franz wrote:
> 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.

Like almost 100% ..


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