On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 02:08:03PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Nick Murtagh thought:
> Cormac McClean wrote:
> >This worked perfectly until recently when a power outage in the
> >Institute brought down all servers (for some reason the UPS system
>> >On reboot, however, the system displays a series of messages such as:
> > command: Test Unit Ready 00 : 00 : 00 : 00 : 00
> > mtpbase: initiating ioc0 recovery
> > mptscsih: ioc(0) task abort success: (sc=c0cdb500)
> > mptscsih: Attempting task abort! (sc=c0cdb500)
> > sd 2:0:0:0:
> >and I can no longer log in.
>> Hi Cormac,
>> I doubt this has anything to do with Xen, a power outage followed by
> errors from the SCSI controller look pretty much like disk failure :/
>> Do you have backups and spare disks?
And can you incorporate this system disaster recovery into the class?
After all, these things typically happen at inconvenient times and that
might be, in itself, a useful lesson...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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