Re: Hot-replace for RAID5

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On Thu, 17 May 2012 01:34:15 +0200 Oliver Martin <oliver@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hi Neil,
> Am 11.05.2012 02:50, schrieb NeilBrown:
> > Doing an in-place reshape with the new 3.3 code should work, though with a
> > softer "should" than above.  We will only know that it is "stable" when enough
> > people (such as yourself) try it and report success.  If anything does go
> > wrong I would of course help you to put the array back together but I can
> > never guarantee no data loss.  You wouldn't be the first to test the code on
> > live data, but you would be the second that I have heard of.
> I guess I'll be taking 2nd place then. I just used it on three live 
> raid6 arrays, and it worked perfectly.

3 arrays - so you are 2nd, 3rd, and 4th :-)

Thanks.  I often get failure reports and only more rarely get success
reports, so I value them all the more.


> Thanks for your all your awesome work!
> Oliver
> PS: I wasn't subscribed to the list before, so I'm trying to reply to 
> this via gmane. No idea if this preserves all the list headers - if I 
> break the thread, that's probably the cause.

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