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Re: Replace HDD
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Replace HDD
- From: "STeve Andre'" <andres_(_at_)_msu_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 16:38:39 -0400
You have the right idea, but you might want to add step 1.5:
1.5 verify backup data is correct. Even if you think the disk will
survive a little longer, checking the backup for correctness is the
right thing to do.
At 12:46 PM 8/22/01 -0700, liam wrote:
Before I go ahead and cause myself endless head aches, I thought I'd
I need to replace a failing HDD.
1) backup data
2) shutdown system
3) replace drive
4) restart system
5)# disklabel -w /dev/rsd1
I'm pretty sure the controller will report properly
7) edit fstab
/dev/sd1a /devel ffs rw 1 2
8)# mount /dev/sd1a /devel
9) restore data from backup
that should be it. Right?
William C. Allen
"It may be that your sole purpose in life is to
serve as a warning to others"
At least I have a purpose!