Can someone tell me what this setting does. I have read bits and pieces about the setting but nothing as to what its function is exactly.
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I think there is no setting like options raid.disk.timeout.enable (AFAIK)
The options associated with raid.disk are
The nearest one will be the below one.
The raid.timeout option controls how long a storage system runs after a RAID group goes into degraded mode or the NVRAM battery malfunctions or loses power. You can change the value of this option.
Refer this doc for the additional info
The option is there up until 8.1.1. It's undocumented though. Starting from 8.1.2 the option is no longer there, or is otherwise invisible.
NetApp Release 8.1.1 7-Mode: Mon Jul 30 12:49:46 PDT 2012
san-1els01> options raid.disk.timeout.enable
raid.disk.timeout.enable ata@jake,fc,ata@ario,sata,sas,bsas,ssd,fsas (value might be overwritten in takeover)
My best guess is that it's a list of drive types where the raid.timeout is enabled for. But that's just a WAG.
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The setting does exist. It is a hidden setting, forgot to mention that. I got an ASUP risk assessment on it and I modified the setting.
The page above gives a very limited description of the setting and I was looking for more detail on the option.
Hmm...got it . Let me check