[mythtv-users] Why RAID 5 stops working in 2009
drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 15:16:25 UTC 2008
> They also found that average utilization doesn't correlate with drive
> failures unless the drive is very new (< 6 months) or very old (> 5 years).
> Another interesting tidbit is that only about half of the drives that failed
> had warnings from failed SMART tests.
I have never had SMART warn me that a drive was going bad. And I have
had 20+ disk failures out of around 200 in the last 12 years at work.
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