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Re: Pathetic SATA performance

On 2007-02-02 09:25 -0000, Pete Clarke wrote:

> > You mean that was not the issue ? You have a problem then. I'd
> > disconnect all the drives but one and see if I can isolate a
> > culprit.
> Yep, set the SATA I jumper before setting the drives up.

Ah. Sorry.

> > SATA should not be as suceptible as IDE to one device taking down
> > the whole interface but still, I've had a SATA Hitachi freeze the
> > whole system, so it's worth trying...
> Trouble is, the drives are set up as a RAID 5 array - if I
> disconnect them one by one I will lose data?

No need to mount the filesystems or even assemble the arrays. Just
run hdparm -t on the drive, power off, disconnect the drive,
connect the next drive, power on...

André Majorel <http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/>
Discriminating spammers prefer bugs.debian.org.

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