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RAID 5 drive replacement schedule
From: "Murda Mcloud" <murdamcloud () bigpond com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 07:57:28 +1000

In my mind, this a security related question as it has to do with ensuring

Does anyone have links towards any whitepapers etc that suggest replacement
of disks in a RAID 5 array as part of a maintenance cycle?

If all the drives in an array are the same age and one fails; does this mean
the others are more likely to fail. I'd imagine so as they have had the same
amount of usage.


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