Sure enough, after three years of trouble-free server operation, the day after we deactivate a RAID mirror to make room for drive expansion, the drive dies.
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If there’s a silver lining here, we’ll be trying to build a replacement server that all of: [1U, powerful, quiet]. It used to be a pick-two situation, but around here we’re into “pick all three”. We think it can be done.