[j-nsp] M7i :hard-disk missing in Boot List

Sabri Berisha sabri at cluecentral.net
Wed May 17 09:08:55 EDT 2006

On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 02:47:05AM -0600, Michael Loftis wrote:


> Sounds like your problem was the el-cheapo laptop hard drive they use in 
> these REs.  It needs time to do it's offline maintenance, the constant log 
> chatter from the various things going on in a Unix box don't really allow 
> them to do it's internal maintenance, and after a while, the HDD will fail 
> to calibrate and become a brick until you leave it alone for anywhere from 
> a minute to half an hour, usually 10-20 minutes.
> This is a pretty well known issue, and has been discussed in various fora, 
> but Juniper doesn't seem to have done anything about it.

This is documented in PSN-2005-08-014 and has been fixet with the
introduction of Adaptive Standby in JUNOS.

For more specific information please contact JTAC.



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