Following are tests to check the quality and safe destructability of the RAID in bad situations.

  1. grow, shrink, size (get device, add it to, remove)
  2. yank a device, yank two??
    • insert one back, get to work
    • what kind of reaction?
    • what kind of notice?
    • corruption?
  3. cut power
    • just machine
    • whole battery
  4. S.M.A.R.T. status
  5. switch to lesser OS version
  6. switch to same or future OS
  7. switch OS flavor
  8. switch mdadm drivers or versions
    • ext3 fs drivers
technology/unix/lms/raid_test.txt · Last modified: 08.07.2009 13:09 by nyeates1
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