On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Bernhard Rohrer wrote:
> if you are doing this professionally you should have a spare
> raidcontroller in your desk next to the spare HD that you bought at
> the same time ;)
But, what happens 3 years down the road when the controller fails and
you find the spare has been pressed into service? Or you find that
the raidcontroller's firmware is still the original firmware - the
one in service having at some point had an upgrade (which rewrote
on-disk meta-data incompatible with original version, etc..).
NB: Obviously the controller vendor no longer supports that model or
offers the required firmware update on their site. ;)
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