[Beowulf] Software Raid

Bill Rankin wrankin at ee.duke.edu
Tue Dec 13 22:08:22 EST 2005


> The remaining advantage of hardware is still hot-swapping
> failed drives without having to shutdown the server.

Huh?

We have successfully hot swapped drives on a running NFS server using
software RAID5 and mdadm() without shutting down the server.  Doing a
quick web search will point you to several "cookbooks" on the exact
process to do this.

-bill


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