Raid 5 Distress and File Server Woes

Raid 5 Distress and File Server Woes

Today I thought it was time to do a little preventive maintenance. About twice a year I strive to take the home/office computers outside and with my compressor blow all the dust out of the fans, power supply and case. It is something I have done for over

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Linux Software Raid

Fedora 12 Software Raid

I have my desktop configured with 4 1TB disk drives. The boot is a raid 1 under md0 and everything else is md1 and is a raid 5. Here is the layout:

# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] md1 : active raid5 sda2[0] sdd1[3] sdc1[2] sdb1[1] 2893415808 blocks

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