[TriLUG] Re: Dieing hard drive?
Lance A. Brown
lance at bearcircle.net
Tue Nov 30 14:33:24 EST 2004
Brian Daniels wrote:
> Seconded. Speaking from my experience as a net admin to a small business, I see
> drives go much more often than they used to. Worse, they go without saying
> goodbye. Older drives tended to get flakey and start showing odd behaviors that
> would alert the user that things were going wrong. New drives seem to be fine
> today, completely unresponsive tomorrow morning.
> RAID-1 has saved me from rebuilding 3 severs in the last year.
I'm seriously leaning towards a RAID-1 setup on my home server, just
to help protect against drives dieing.
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