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

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 20:06:05 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 3:19 AM, Martin Bene <martin.bene at icomedias.com> wrote:
>>> I have recently received drives with PN 9JU138-301 and
>>> Firmware CC1G that definitely do not have the problem.
>>> I have now got 14 of these drives (1x SD17 updated to
>>> SD1A, 13x CC1G). Issues so far:
>>>       - Firmware problem with the SD17 Drive
>>>       - one reallocated sector reported by smart on one
>>>         of the CC1G drives
>>> No further problems, no klicking, no failures.
>> Well, those are good statistics.  Bought from whom?  How long ago
>> and/or how long have you had them in service?  Do they seem to be
>> running really hot and/or what temps is smart reporting?
> The disks in my myth box at home run at ~ 40C:
> pvr-martin ~ # for i in /dev/sd?; do smartctl -a $i | grep 194; done
> 194 Temperature_Celsius  38
> 194 Temperature_Celsius  37
> 194 Temperature_Celsius  38
> 194 Temperature_Celsius  40
> 194 Temperature_Celsius  41
> There's no significant differentce to the Seagate 750GB Disks I'd ben using previously; all disks have (slow) drive fans making sure there's adequate airflow. The disks at work sit in a HP Proliant Box and run at < 30C in a cooled server room.
> Bye, Martin

hehe, the advantage of having your backend in your basement in the
cold new england winters... all the drives are running ~27/28degC with
no air conditioning =D

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