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Re: failed to read root inode

To: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: failed to read root inode
From: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 9 May 2010 15:28:18 +0200
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <4BE5EB5D.5020702@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: Intellique
References: <4BE55A63.8070203@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <4BE5EB5D.5020702@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Le Sat, 08 May 2010 17:53:17 -0500 vous écriviez:

> Why did the "crash" of a single disk in a hardware RAID6 cause a
> kernel freeze?  What is your definition of "disk crash"?  A single
> physical disk failure should not have caused this under any
> circumstances.  The RAID card should have handled a single disk
> failure transparently.

The RAID array may go west if the disk isn't properly set up,
particularly if it's a desktop-class drive. 

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