[Admin-discuss] Minerva's Raid Arrays

Andrew Harford andrew.harford at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Apr 27 00:52:13 IST 2010

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 12:38:27AM +0100, Eoghan Cotter wrote:
> The second suggestion is the run a VM on Minerva, give it access to the disks
> and just run it like the other backup servers.

This is my preferred of the two options, and the only one that would allow 
the current complete backup system to run unmodified.

Ideally, I'd like to get 1/2tb disks for Thunder and get it going, but 
we'd at least know what the problem is with that before that could go ahead. 
Is it just crashing because it's out of space or is there a more serious 

The controller in minerva is shite, and the disks aren't anything special. 
I wouldn't be rushing to use it unless we needed more space but had no 


Andrew Harford

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