Hosting again

Dean Wilson dwilson at
Sun Nov 4 21:45:19 GMT 2007

On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 08:34:44PM +0000, Simon Wistow wrote:
> controller went kapoof and despite the fact that the data was
> theoretically all still intact he claimed he was unable to
> retrieve it.

Yep, one of the claimed selling points of software RAID is that it's a lot
more standard and so can make it easier to recover in these cases.

> Does this sound feasible? And, if so, was there a way to mitigate it?

Backups. RAID is nice, but a tested backup and restore procedure is far

Dean Wilson   
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