[CentOS] Software RAID1 with CentOS-6.2

Wed Feb 29 03:21:30 UTC 2012
Kahlil Hodgson <kahlil.hodgson at dealmax.com.au>

Hi Ellen,

On Tue, 2012-02-28 at 18:59 -0700, Ellen Shull wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 5:27 PM, Kahlil Hodgson
> <kahlil.hodgson at dealmax.com.au> wrote:
> > Now I start to get I/O errors on printed on the console.  Run 'mdadm -D
> > /dev/md1' and see the array is degraded and /dev/sdb2 has been marked as
> > faulty.
> I had a problem like this once.  In a heterogeneous array of 80 GB
> PATA drives (it was a while ago), the one WD drive kept dropping out
> like this.  WD's diagnostic tool showed a problem, so I RMA'ed the
> drive...  only to discover the replacement did the same thing on the
> system, but checked out just fine on a different system.  Turned out
> to be a combination of a power supply with less-than-stellar
> regulation (go Enermax...) and the WD was particularly sensitive to
> it; nothing else in the system seemed to be affected  Replacing the
> power supply finally eliminated the issue.

Hmm ... that could be the problem.  Power supply is the only component
that is not brand new.  Just swapped it out for a spare.  Will see how
that goes over the next few hours.



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