> 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
The data is entact. Are you recommending a dump before we begin the drive
replace the drive during the lowest traffic period for your database.
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
The LSI cards are very stable. I've replaced drives under them back in
> the Ultra-320 days with removable caddies. I would imagine that as long
> as you have the proper drive caddies you're set. If the drives are not
> in removable caddies, you'll need to power down to safely unplug them.
The drive is on a removable caddie in a 4-disc array backplane.
Scott, Joshua, and Vivek...thanks for your feedback.
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