The server has a 7-disk
RAID 0 array, and
sdf is starting to die.
Is there a way to remove
sdf while keeping the array intact?
# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 14T 6.6T 7.0T 49% /var [...] # cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid0] md1 : active raid0 sda4 sdf1 sdd1 sdb1 sde1 sdg1 sdc1 14482788352 blocks 512k chunks
Looking to keep downtime to a minimum.
I understand there is no redundancy, and I've made a backup of important data.
But is it possible to move the "stripes" off
sdf and onto the other drives? Just to get it into a stable condition without having to wipe everything. So far, it's just a few bad sectors I could forcefully repair.
If it is possible, afterwards I would plan to do the same for 3 healthy drives, and mirror them. Ultimately I need to convert this into
I do not believe it is possible to add another hard disk to this Hetzner server. Also, they cannot mirror the defective drive and replace it:
"Please note that we can only exchange your defective hard disk for an empty hard disk. We do not carry out any data exchange or backups."