[mythtv-users] Dec 2008 - State of the Art - Hard Drive Recommendations?

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Dec 18 22:22:43 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 03:32:40PM -0500, John Drescher wrote:
> >> Hey, you know what would be great?  Hot-swappable drive bays that are
> >> designed with foam padding around the part you remove!  That way, when
> >> you pull the drive and then promptly fumble it and drop it on the
> >> floor, there's at least a -chance- of a saving throw...
> >
> > ...or better yet: padded datacenters.
> >
> Just don't drop a drive that has valuable data on it. I don't recall
> ever doing that in my several hundred drive installs. I did drop an
> LTO2 tape once though. It survived a 3 foot fall.

...that's not why the datacenter would have padded walls, floors and ceilings.

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