[mythtv-users] Re: Hard Drives that Actually Work?

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Dec 28 13:06:44 UTC 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 10:00:39AM +0000, Greg Cope wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 12:43:33 +1100, Hamish Moffatt <hamish at cloud.net.au> wrote:
> > Does a disk which is spinning 24x7 but is mostly idle
> > (eg my Myth installation) fail more quickly than a disk
> > which is powered off for those other hours?

> I'd say yes, as in most datacentres I've seen more disks die at
> spinup/start up than during normal 247 use.

Err, did you mean no? I'm confused.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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