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Disk Read Error - Definition Needed

Disk Read Error - Definition Needed

Disk Read Error - Definition Needed

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I've noticed that on the data collection report on one of my servers, one of the 3 disks within a RAID5 array is showing 7 read errors.

However, I'm unsure what it means by read error. Is this specifically referring to hardware errors on the disk, or could it have been caused by a bottleneck at the disk controller, or insufficient buffer resources, etc ?

Thanks for any help you can offer.



Rob

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