[Beowulf] Surviving a double disk failure

Guy Coates gmpc at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Apr 10 02:20:17 PDT 2009

Yikes, epic recovery.

> What are the lessons learnt?

You forgot the obvious one. As has been discussed here before,  raid5
and disks > 1TB are a bad combination, and raid6 is your friend.



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