RAID 1 or Hammer

Jasse Jansson jasse at
Tue Jan 13 00:40:16 PST 2009

On Jan 13, 2009, at 2:26 AM, Dmitri Nikulin wrote:

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 9:20 AM, Simon 'corecode' Schubert
<corecode at> wrote:
You're assuming fail-stop errors.  If it is a sneaking bit error or
something else, it won't notice.
Ever since ZFS was announced I've wondered how often this actually
happens. So far I've only heard of one anecdote of silent readable
corruption which was caused by a faulty power supply.
ZFS seems to be pretty good at finding faulty RAM chips,
according to stories told on some Solaris mail lists.

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