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Re: Clarification on DISK CONFIGURATION



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Chris, could you elaborate on "The 510 cannot RAID the load source therefore
you
must mirror to stay protected"?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Bipes" <chris.bipes@cross-check.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 1:08 PM
Subject: RE: Clarification on DISK CONFIGURATION


> You need more capacity.  The 510 cannot RAID the load source therefore you
> must mirror to stay protected.  Every other drive is RAID'd.  I would look
> at replacing the 6606 and 6607 drives with 6713's  This will keep your arm
> count the same and increase your capacity.  You should be able to find
used
> 6713's drives.  Ask your business partner for them.  BCC also can also
help
> you find these or their equivalent drives.  Your 9337 are also old
> technology and probably very expensive to keep on maintenance.  Hopefully
by
> the end of the year I will upgrade my 720 to 820 and replace the SPD tower
> brought forward from our 510.  When I do, I will have several SPD cards
and
> 6607 drives for sale.  I can sell the 16 6607 drive, Drive expansion box,
> and SPD controller card at that time.  This may be several months down the
> road though.
>
> ( A happy BCC customer 949 453-7600 )
>
> Christopher K. Bipes      mailto:Chris.Bipes@Cross-Check.com
> Operations & Network Mgr  mailto:Chris_Bipes@Yahoo.com
> CrossCheck, Inc.          http://www.cross-check.com
> 6119 State Farm Drive     Phone: 707 586-0551 x 1102
> Rohnert Park CA  94928    Fax: 707 586-1884
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dare [mailto:oludare@ix.netcom.com]
>
> Hi guys,
>
> I'm on OS400 V4R5M0, AS/400 9406-510 2144, with current CUM.
>
> Need some clarification, education AND/OR suggestion(s) on my system disk
> configuration.
>
> I have 2 ASP (ASP 1 is Mirrored and Raided) with a total of 173.1 Gig and
> 90% threshold.
> My system ASP is 57.19Gig with 87.4692% USED.  I think the only unit
> MIRRORED in this ASP is UNIT 1.
> ASP 2 is 115.92Gig with 82.49% USED. I think this ASP is totally RAIDED.
> The protection column for both ASPs shows all "DEVICE PARITY" except for
> Unit 1 in ASP1 that shows "CONTROLLER".
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