I had a 4-disk mdraid of 8.12TB with zfsonlinux's ZFS: # zpool status pool: tank state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM tank ...
I've known the defintion of %iowait as Time the CPU spent idling/blocking, because it had to wait on an IO operation to complete. Now take a simple Linux system with an mdraid1 and two disks. ...
I've been tasked with restoring a RAID from a failed Buffalo NAS. the NAS box has failed, but our understanding at this point is that the drives are still functioning. I believe that Buffalo's NAS was ...