[CentOS] [HW] Do the HDD cages in rack mount chassis indicate visual/audio HDD failure?

Tue Oct 11 07:16:44 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 10/11/11 12:11 AM, Arun Khan wrote:
> In rack mount chassis, do the cages that house the
> hard disks have the following feature?
> (a) Indicate disk failure. LED lights up and/or audio alarm?

that requires specific configuration to suit whatever drive interconnect 
you have.

> (b) The failed HDD can be swapped.

If they are in hotswap bays, yes.  if they aren't, no.

they have 2U servers with as many as 25 2.5" SAS bays now.

john r pierce                            N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca                         mid-left coast