How to decrease the time the processes would wait (blocked) for disk reads (only to discover an error)?
Waiting too long when encountering an unreadable sector on a disk is really very annoying. (Especially if you are trying to read as much data as can be read from a disk with bad sectors, and do it ...
How can I reduce the IO wait time and retry times so that the OS doesn't continually try to write to a failing drive? I have an system that I use to make copies of demo content that gets loaned out ...
I have a TinyCore (3.6) Linux distribution on a device of mine, which uses disk-on-module or compact flash storage. The filesystem is ext2. I have a LAMP stack on this device and I'm playing with a ...
My Linux Mint installation seemed to work fine an hour ago, then I switched into Windows 7 which is installed on the same machine. When I restarted back into Mint, I got the following errors and can't ...
Let's say I have two identical disks, and I set one LVM logical volume on them (no mirroring). Question: What will happen when one of the disks fails? I will lose all the data from all the disks I ...