Re: [patch] document flash/RAID dangers

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 07:22:37 EST

On Wed 2009-08-26 00:24:30, Rik van Riel wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
>> Look, I don't need full drive failure for this to happen. I can just
>> remove one disk from array. I don't need power failure, I can just
>> press the power button. I don't even need to rebuild anything, I can
>> just write to degraded array.
>> Given that all events are under my control, statistics make little
>> sense here.
> I recommend a sledgehammer.
> If you want to lose your data, you might as well have some fun.
> No need to bore yourself to tears by simulating events that are
> unlikely to happen simultaneously to careful system administrators.

Sledgehammer is hardware problem, and I'm demonstrating
software/documentation problem we have here.

(cesky, pictures)
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