On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 11:33:34PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Lisa Muir thought:
> Is it meaningful to run badblocks on a raid array? I was going to do
> badblocks -nsv on a server to see if I could track down a diskio
> problem that crashed a JVM, but I'm wondering if that is going to give
> me any kind of meaninful results.
>> For those interested, the raid is a single 80GB array, implemented
> with two 80GB ide disks mirrored on an Adaptec 2400A hardware raid.
If you can address the individual drives, badblocks may be of use but I
wouldn't think it would help with a raid mirror.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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