On Wed, 2006-11-29 at 13:21, Steve Poe wrote:
> Yep, I've done it a few times. A few tips:
> backup your database with pg_dump. confirm you can restore on
> a test
> Thanks. We do nightly dump and restore to a second server for
> testing/backup purposes.
> The data is entact. Are you recommending a dump before we begin the
> drive rebuild?
Either that, or wait until the nightly dump / restore has run and start
> replace the drive during the lowest traffic period for your
> Sounds good. According to LSI, the drive will take 8 hrs to rebuild a
> 146GB disc (at a 30% rebuild rate), so doing this in the middle of the
> day is not ideal.
The rebuild time also tends to depend on how full the array is. If
you're only using 5% or so, it won't take the full 8 hours they're
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