As you probably didn’t notice, given that I don’t think anyone reads my blog… my server has been having issues over the last several days. The saga started on Sunday evening, when I got a call from the server owner that it had locked up. It had done this before on rare occasion, and previously, had just required a quick reboot to get things back in order.
So, we trekked over to the data center, and I hooked up a monitor and keyboard, and rebooted the machine. I was watching the boot messages, when I saw this message:
RAID Array Status: DEGRADED