Server issues


shiningsilence.com suffered a disk failure early this morning.  I’ll take the opportunity to set up a new machine, given that my local backup drive hasn’t been mounted and my remote backup went offline, in a horrible coincidence.

The disk is up and limping, which is why you can read this, but I’m still rebuilding.  What motherboard/CPU/RAID/etc. parts do people recommend?

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  1. […] Do your own backups.  Yeesh, what an unfortunate event.  I’m fixing up my backups now, after my own troubles. […]

  2. Dean says:

    Areca raid cards are great on FOSS and also outstanding performance. Personally, i just grab them off ebay as bargains show up.

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