[zfs-discuss] New to ZFS; device becomes unavailable while resilvering. Need help!

Gregor Kopka gregor at kopka.net
Mon Jan 20 06:44:30 EST 2014


Am 20.01.2014 07:31, schrieb Ryan How:
> I find some USB drives draw too much power, you can try one of those 
> cables that pulls in extra power from another port?
>
> But I find usually once they have spun up they are ok, they usually 
> struggle to spin up when they don't have enough power...

For drives behaving like that best option is to put them on an active 
USB3 hub (since it can provide more power before burning up the silicon).
I have seen quite some mainboards with now defunct USB controllers where 
such drives have been used...

Gregor

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