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Re: Three drive raid set.



fixed

The determination is more granular than that.  On a model 170 you had to
buy a certain level, and on a model 270 on the lower end boxes, you had to
buy an optional feature.  These are both 9406s.

Al

Al Barsa, Jr.
Barsa Consulting Group, LLC

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I believe only the 9406 boxes allow concurrent maintenance.  You have to
take down the 9402 to replace a drive, even a mirrored one.

James H H Lampert wrote:
> Physically hot-swapping the afunctional half of a mirrored pair isn't a
> problem, at least as long as it's in the hat. Getting the replacement
> recognized, and getting the system to reestablish mirroring may have
> required an IPL, and/or may have required some futzing around in DST, but
> if so, then a better geek than I might be able to do it without an IPL.
> Dunno. Not something I do every day. And the only reason we stock spares
> around here is that we've got a lobotomized junk 500 lying around that we
> got as barter, that serves us as a "parts machine." Some months ago, I
> stuck a drive (or was it two) out of it into our 40S, after we'd had a
> drive failure.
>
> If it's not something we can pull out of the parts machine (like drives
> for our 170), then we look on eBay, or go to one of the various parts
> brokers we've dealt with in the past.
>
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