From: Vincent Cunniffe (vcunniff at domain arbgroup.com)
Date: Wed 29 Sep 1999 - 09:31:56 IST
ilug-admin at domain linux.ie wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 07:00:37AM +0000, Niall O Broin mentioned:
> > Brian Galbraith said
> > > Don't want to be accused of trying to cause panic...just passing comment.
> > > In the last 6 days ...two major Mail lists I subscribe to, have gone down,
> > > and my own ISP lost POP3 for 4 days. I know they were using a Sun Solaris
> > > setup and they had to completely rebuild their system. I have never heard
> > > of so much happening to so many in so short a time scale. Is anthing going
> > > on here or is it just coincidence?
> > and I had a simultaneous hardware failures on a main and standby Sun E-250 server
> > last week - ohmigod ! And this is all happening within 100 days of the start of a
> > year which happens to be a large even number - where is Nostradamus when we
> > need him ?
> Odd. One of our E10000's has has six disk failures in two days...the raid
> arrays ran out of hot-spares. Of course it does have near nine hundred
> drives, so you expect a few to fail...
Sorry, I could have sworn you said 900 drives.
How silly of me.
How much space in total?
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