Dell 650 IDE Raid

Per Andreas Buer perbu at
Sun May 2 05:42:00 CDT 2004

Gordon McDowall <gordon.mcdowall at> writes:

> We currently have a few Dell 650 servers running IDE software raid under
> Redhat Enterprise 3.   We have noticed that one of the hd partitions in the
> largest, busiest raid partition appears to fail from time to time and one of
> the hd partitions needs to be added back in and synched back up.

Does the kernel spit out any error messages before dropping the
partition? Is it the same partition every time? Are the disks placed on
the same IDE channel?

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