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

Tue Oct 18 15:49:01 UTC 2011
Arun Khan <knura9 at gmail.com>

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 8:57 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Arun Khan <knura9 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I pulled ONCE the wrong disk out of a Raid5 array. :-(
>>> You know what that means?
>> You mean, it is not OK to pull out a "functioning" disk?  Pulling one
>> disk out of RAID 5 should be OK.  Am I missing something?
> Usually you would be swapping drives to repair an already-broken raid.
>  Unless you have a hot spare and the raid has already rebuilt on it,
> pulling a working disk will take a 2nd drive out of the failed raid5
> and kill it.

Thanks I get it now :)

-- Arun Khan