Surviving H/W RAID troubles

jason andrade jason at
Sun Jan 12 16:17:00 CST 2003

On Sun, 12 Jan 2003, Shaw, Marco wrote:

> Didn't know afacli could "turn the power off to a slot".  Now, if I say the disks are on a Dell 1650 with a PERC 3/Di RAID controller, does that change anything?  I'll obviously have to RTFM some more.

slot prepare  is your friend.  it will prepare a slot for the change
of a disk and will turn off power to the device in there allowing you
to safely swap while the system is live.



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