[mythtv-users] Additional Storage

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Nov 24 17:42:48 UTC 2007

On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 01:12:12PM -0500, John Drescher wrote:
> You are very lucky. I find the failure rate for drives after 5 years
> is over 33% at work and this is for desktops.

5 years is a *bit* long in the tooth, though Seagate was making pretty
good Barracude ATA's in 2002...

My opinion: hook one to a spare machine, and let Spirite 6 hammer on it
on high for 2 or 3 passes; if it's going to break, you'll find out.

-- jra
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