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Scrubbing RAID

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 11:15:57 -0400 (CLT)

I didn't know about this!

http://alumnit.ca/~apenwarr/log/?m=200809#08 is worrying; the discussion
at
http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/70dgs/your_sata_raid_has_a_56_chance_of_data_loss/
leads to
http://ashtech.net/~syntax/blog/archives/53-Data-Scrub-with-Linux-RAID-or-Die.html
and finally
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Gentoo_Install_on_Software_RAID#Data_Scrubbing

The last link has some very clear instructions and I'm running it now
(next I'll set up the cron job).

Andrew

Updated Raid Data Scrubbing Link

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 09:02:08 -0300 (CLST)

http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/HOWTO_Gentoo_Install_on_Software_RAID#Data_Scrubbing

Further Update to Link

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 11:40:59 -0300

http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Software_RAID_Install#Data_Scrubbing

Andrew

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