[Admin-discuss] Minerva's Raid Arrays

Eoghan Cotter eoghan.cotter at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Apr 27 00:55:58 IST 2010


On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 12:52:13AM +0100, Andrew Harford wrote:
> 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 
> issue?

When I booted it last it still had 9% free space left, so its either an odd bug
or a more serious issue, just haven't had the time to look at it yet, might get
a chance next week some time.

> 
> 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 
> money.
> 
> a.
> 
> -- 
> Andrew Harford
> 
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> 
> 

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Eoghan Cotter

DCU Networking Society (Redbrick) Sys Admin




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