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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
That is a very common feature, and most certaily not limited to 3ware!
I have Areca, Adaptec, and LSI Logic RAID cards that can all do the same.
Posted Mar 20, 2008 12:23 UTC (Thu) by wurtel (subscriber, #7155)
Linux software raid (md) can also check an array for problems, Debian offers to run a cronjob
every month to do that, if you install mdadm. Coupled with SMART autotests you're pretty safe.
Posted Mar 20, 2008 20:20 UTC (Thu) by hmh (subscriber, #3838)
If you want to be pretty safe, you'll need to test every *day*, not once a month. I know this
Posted Mar 20, 2008 22:31 UTC (Thu) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
This sounds like a useful media scrubbing feature. However, sector checksumming seems like it
requires filesystem changes, and I've only seen that proposed in btrfs, which is in early
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