Well as a 10K RPM disk it should take 50% longer to fail than a 15K RPM Disk, right? :-)

Just a suggestion that Hot Spare would be a great idea with these vary large and somewhat slower disks. I'm going to peg rebuild time on a drive that size at 6 Hours or more from the time IBM physically replaces the disk unit.

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis


On 3/16/2014 10:15 PM, Steinmetz, Paul wrote:

One of my disk drives on my software test partition called home.
Drive type 19A3 571GB 10k RPM, 120+ temp failures , beginning at 6:15 this morning.
Drive is being replaced tomorrow morning, Raid5 protection.
This is our 1st disk failure on our Power7, installed 3/2012
Paul Steinmetz
IBM i Systems Administrator

Pencor Services, Inc.
462 Delaware Ave
Palmerton Pa 18071

610-826-9117 work
610-826-9188 fax
610-349-0913 cell
610-377-6012 home


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