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Re: raid10 hard disk choice

From: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Robert Schnabel <schnabelr(at)missouri(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: raid10 hard disk choice
Date: 2009-05-21 16:39:22
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On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 8:34 AM, Robert Schnabel <schnabelr(at)missouri(dot)edu> wrote:
> the phone with Seagate.  When I built the first array I bought a single
> spare drive.  As soon as two drives die I'm going to be in the position of
> having to either scrap all of them or buy a new controller that will work
> with the new firmware.  If I hadn't bought that extra drive the array would
> be dead as soon as one of the drives goes.
>
> My point is... if you have the means, buy at least one spare while you can.

I'd go shopping for more spares on ebay now...

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