[tech] mermaid

Adrian Chadd adrian at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Sep 26 21:35:00 WST 2006


On Mon, Sep 25, 2006, Ian McKellar wrote:
> Wow - I never knew that swapping controllers on hard disks was
> actually possible. I always thought it was along the lines of "the
> only thing left to do is try to swap the controllers over"...
> 
> That's awesome!

Things get a bit crazy if its remapped sectors.. :)




Adrian

> 
> Ian
> 
> On 9/23/06, James Andrewartha <trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> >mermaid's /dev/hda died at about 3:15pm this afteron. Investigation by
> >Bernard suggested a dead controller board, as it did not spin up, so he
> >went home and got an identical drive he had lying about. One controller
> >board swap later, and it's back up and running. It does have a lvm on raid
> >1 set up, so we should probably move some of its partitions over to that.
> >
> >
> >--
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> >will do \
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> >|
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> >
> 
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