ned Productions – Zfs

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Monday 7th September 2015: 2.50pm. Link shared: Came back from a short holiday in Dingle on the Irish west coast to find yet another failed hard drive, this being the third failed drive this year! Thankfully, still no data loss thanks to ZFS, but losing three hard drives in a single year is definitely a record :(The failing drive this time is the second Western Digital Red 3Tb WD30EFRX to go this year, and the cause is the same: 5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct 0x0033 189 189 140 Pre-fail Always - 323 7 Seek_Error_Rate 0x002e 197 197 000 Old_age Always - 486 9 Power_On_Hours 0x0032 077 077 000 Old_age Always - 17436At 17k hours powered on, this is the oldest drive in the array after the previous WD Red failed (which at the time was the oldest WD Red drive).
Saturday 11th August 2012: 1.18pm. Link shared: So, my 3Tb WD Red passed its 'badblocks' test which does four passes of write and read verification (only taking four days), so I passed it as a whole device into my Ubuntu #KVM running #zfsonlinux and configured it as a #ZFS pool device. I set it running copying all the files off my old NTFS external USB drive into the new ZFS pool and .

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