[mythtv-users] Should I use LVM on this new raid?

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Sep 26 23:02:01 UTC 2007

On Sep 26, 2007, at 3:53 PM, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:

>> Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 17:39:46 -0400
>> From: "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra at baylink.com>
>> So that implies to me that people really believe that business will
>> *pay* a 6:1 or more price imbalance for those drives, for no good
>> reason.

> It's just another manifestation of the old pre-MS saw that went,
> "Nobody was ever fired for buying IBM."  Regardless of how much
> more expensive it was.

It's also possible people are paying to get a longer warranty.  Given  
the same overall failure rate, if a company charges more for a  
product it can afford to absorb the cost of more warranty returns.

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