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Re: [opensuse] mdadm keeps breaking my array
  • From: Lars Marowsky-Bree <lmb@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 11:11:12 +0100
  • Message-id: <20090126101112.GO5731@xxxxxxx>
On 2009-01-25T09:44:21, Bob Williams <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Trigger only one side of the array each time - IMO.
Both disks passed the extended (long) test (whew!), so that narrows down
the problem to the cabling, or maybe the controller card.

Well, not necessarily.

If it was a read error, rebuilding the error may have rewritten the
sector, and that might have caused it to be remapped to one of the
spares; so the error may now be "gone".

Cabling errors may be flukes though, maybe you pressed the connector in
better now ;-)


Regards,
Lars

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