[j-nsp] High failure rates for M7i/M10i hard disks?

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Fri Aug 26 15:55:35 EDT 2005

On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 08:55:58PM +0200, sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
> > >I think so that Juniper people who read this email chain, could take the point with manefacturing department to eliminate the problem with HDs at new routers.Also, cold be necessary public a technical bulleting with needed actions to find and replace suspected HDs or REs. What do yo think?.
> > >Besides M40 failed router (with only three months in operation), we have another dozen of new M10i and another new M40!. 
> > >//Javier
> > >  
> > >
> > the issue is visible and understood - most of the stuff is
> > root-caused due to out-of-spec interaction with certain harddisk
> > models i.e. can be remedied using a sw-upgrade; once we've
> > completed all the regression testing a field-alert
> > will be released; [ETA: order of days]
> And that field alert is now out: PSN-2005-08-014
> https://www.juniper.net/alerts/viewalert.jsp?actionBtn=Search&txtAlertNumber=PSN-2005-08-014&viewMode=view

I hope they're not actually saying that the hard drive can't handle being 
written to every 10 secs?

Bullshit meter: [........../]

Richard A Steenbergen <ras at e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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