[mythtv-users] USB Hard Drive Lifespans and power usage question

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 20:34:44 UTC 2008

> I have mine set to 20 mins ie -S240
> To check that status of the drive use the C option.
With 20 minutes do you notice any reduced lifespans with your drives.
I believe that would be hard to determine though. My concern is years
ago the biggest cause of hard drive failure that I saw at work was
drives failing to spin up. This is the reason I set mine to 5 hours.


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