Sorry for the delay, I am currently in clovis at a training, but will
respond soon. Thanks for the response!
From: Scott Long [mailto:sco...@samsco.org]
Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2005 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: UFS2+Softupdates Corruption Regardless on Seven various systems
Edgar Martinez wrote:
I have a network of FBSD boxen running 5.3 w/ 2x PATA WD1200JB Drives and
Promise Fastrack TX2 controller in mirror. The systems mainly just pass
internet traffic and rarely ever touch the disks. After running for a few
weeks -> months.the disks become corrupted forcing a manual fsck from
user mode. And since the system is thousands of miles away, it can become
painful to walk someone with a language barrier thru that.
Question is WHY does this occur?
How can you avoid this?
What can you do to remotely fix the issue?
Any proactive maintenance I need to be doing?
Did I mention I would like to know WHY?
This certainly sounds like a bug, and is not something that people
normally see. When and how do you notice the corruption? Does it
have a particular pattern? Would it be possible to try a different
brand of disk controller in order to rule out the driver being