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Re: OT: Raid0 Force Online

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 10:35:29 +0930, David Purton
<dcpurton@chariot.net.au> wrote:
> Hopelessly offtopic queston, but oh well, someone here is bound to have
> more clue than me.
> We have a Dell 600SC server with IDE Raid0 (two disks). This morning it
> was making load beeping noises and claimed that one of its disks had
> failed.
> Just to see what would happen, we forced the failed disk back online,
> and the machine came up fine and everything *looks* like its ok.
> I'm pretty ignorant of all this sort of stuff, so is forcing the disk
> online, asking for trouble or will we be ok?

IMHO, using RAID 0 is asking for trouble.

> Given that it looks ok, and the disk itself does not report errors, what
> would have caused the disk to fall off the raid array?
> (FWIW, its running redhat 8)


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