[users] Why RepoForge RpmForge not available?

Ljubomir Ljubojevic centos at plnet.rs
Mon Sep 23 16:35:41 CEST 2013


On 09/23/2013 01:51 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
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>
> > BTW The monitoring just notified that now the second disk is 
> completely dead. Must have been the same production batch...
>
> Ouch. You've my sympathies. I had Terabyte arrays of the cheap IBM 
> Deskstar drives, referred to as "Deathstar" drives due to a shared 
> manufacturing flaw,  go toes up, one drive after another, before the 
> RAID 5 arrays could recover from the first failures. There's more to 
> that story, but it requires beer to tell these days.
>
> Let us know if there's anything we can do to help out, or help get 
> package updates flowing into RPMforge again.
>
I avoid creating RAIDs with same HDDs. I always choose different 
manufacturers, so I avoid that serial die-out.

Ljubomir


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