[mythtv-users] 2 TB Hard Drive Recommendations

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 21:20:54 UTC 2010

On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 4:18 PM, jmk <jmk at foofus.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm planning to merge my file server (4x250GB mdadm RAID5) with my
> MythTV backend. I'd like to buy 3 2TB drives for a RAID5 setup to house
> recordings, videos, music, and personal files. I thought this would be a
> simple purchase and the WD20EARS initially looked like a good buy.
> Unfortunately, a bit of reading suggests there are all sorts of issues
> with recent drives I should take into consideration (e.g. 4K sectors,
> TLER).

Neither TLER nor 4k sectors are a problem in a modern linux kernel (eg
2.6.35 or greater).


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