[rescue] Drive Replacement Question

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Thu Sep 6 06:45:18 CDT 2007

N. Miller wrote:
> I'd suggest removing the metadbs on the failing disk, replace it, and  
> rebuild the mirror.
> Also, note that while the docs for SVM say 2 metadbs, you really  
> should have at least 3, and preferrably more, spread out across disks  
> and controllers.  With only 2, if one disk fails and you only have 1  
> metadb, you have to play the "we don't have a quorum game", which is  
> a pain in the butt.

Personally, I like to have two metadb copies on the boot disk, and one
copy on each physical volume in the array.

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