Raid 2

Recovering a RAID1 disk from a corrupt array

I recently had our backup server at work die. Upon investigation the Kubuntu 8 server had had it’s OS drive and one of the RAID1 data disks corrupted to such an extent it couldn’t boot. The bad data disk was so bad that it couldn’t even be assigned a …

Western Digital Green Drives (WD20EARS) and spin downs

Recently I bought myself 2 new Western Digital (WD) drives for my home NAS box. Doing the good thing for the planet and not wanting massive electricity bills, I thought I’d try the recommend Western Digital Green Drives. Drives that are touted …