[mythtv-users] Test drives with hdparm

Alex Butcher mythlist at assursys.co.uk
Thu Aug 11 15:21:01 UTC 2011

On Thu, 11 Aug 2011, Josu Lazkano wrote:

> Hello list, I am having some pauses on MythTV, I read lots of post but
> I don't know why is happening. I read this morning that it will be
> about the disk transfer rate. So I check my drive.
> I have a Western Digital Green 2TB drive:
> Model Number:       WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0

Are your partitions correctly aligned for its 4K sector size?

How is the Load Cycle Count stat in the output of

 	smartctl -a /dev/sdb



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