• Subject: Re: EMC DASD (wasCISC to RISC conversion of data)
  • From: PaulMmn <PaulMmn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 May 1998 20:45:46 -0400
  • In-Reply-To: <352D9E58.93289096@IQUEST.NET>

>PaulMmn wrote:
>stuff deleted...
><Moving back to the present, we now have 2 model 640s with pure IBM DASD.
>And, since it was installed back in December, we've replaced a number of
>their drives.  And, since we're running RAID, it's still a minor problem.>
>WHAT model drives are you using ?

Just 1 short month later...

We have an assortment of 6607 models 072, 074, and a single 070 on both of
our 2 model 640s.

One has 85 disks, the other has 120 disks.

Since they were installed (Nov-Dec '97) we have replaced about 4-5 drives
between the 2 machines.  Most of them happened in the first month or so;
things have 'quieted down' since then (at least 3-4 months of no problems).

We didn't lose any uptime or data due to these problems; the RAID did
protect us.

--Paul E Musselman

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