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Unrecoverable Root Disk

November 25, 2011

I’ve heard about this solution, but never seen it for myself until today. When you have a failed disk, if all else fails, try giving it a good hard whack. Sometimes when a server has been up for many years, the disks aren’t enthusiastic about spinning up again and just want to rest. When you’ve got nothing more to lose, apply some physical encouragement.

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