[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun E10Kservers?]
Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366
patrick at zill.net
Tue Jul 15 22:52:06 CDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 11:27:15PM -0400, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> On Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at 10:12 PM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> > "From: Kurt Huhn <kurt at k-huhn.com>
> > "
> > "When you stick a big-ass server with 4 power supplies on them though,
> > "they tend to shit the bed - especially when all those drives start to
> > "spin up.
> > that's why i always jumper my drives to spin up on first access. yes,
> > it slows cold boots - but that's the point; it spreads the power surge
> > out and reduces strain on all the power supplies up the chain.
> Can't be done on this system. The drives need be spinning when the OS
> comes up - it's an Oracle database server.
True, but the spin up in sequence (if available) would work. Might
take a few seconds longer to boot.
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