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Re: hard- or software-raid?

On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 21:04, Dave Watkins wrote:
> There is perhaps one extra thing hardware RAID will give you. When it comes
> to hardware failures a Hardware RAID card will almost always detect a
> failed (or failing) drive before any software based system would. In fact
> I've seen a RAID card detect a failed drive before the HDD manufacturers
> own Disk Diagnostic software, and they were happy to replace it based on my
> RAID cards diagnosis.

How exactly does it do this?

What brand of hardware RAID controller have you seen this with?  IDE or SCSI?

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