[mythtv-users] 2 TB Hard Drive Recommendations

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 02:53:34 UTC 2010

> I too have been having quite a bit of problems with Seagate drives, all the
> way back to the 400GB AS series drives; they seem to have a problem where
> they get a bad spot, and after power on, the drive is Just Fine *until you
> try to touch that bad spot* -- you can read in front of it, you can read
> behind it.... but once you try to read *it*, the drive goes offline.
> *Completely* offline: it no longer even appears on the bus *even after a
> warm boot*, until you power cycle the drive.
> We've gone to a Hitachi 2TB for the latest drive, we'll see how that works
> out.

I have seen this with 3 to 5 so 7200.10s and 7200.11s this year that I
RMAd at work.


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