[mythtv-users] OT: Predicted hard drive failure; replacement consideration

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Apr 18 21:38:14 UTC 2012

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 02:31:10PM -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 2:20 PM, Mark Boyum <circushair at boyum.us> wrote:
> > So my wife txt'd me that our MythTV was displaying an error.
> > Apparently one of my two recording drives is about to fail according
> > to S.M.A.R.T.  (http://db.tt/HloTiIvB)
> >
> > Has anyone had any experience with this drive?  Using it mostly for
> > Myth recordings and other media storage.
> > http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Internal-ST3000DM001/dp/B005T3GRLY/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1334772887&sr=1-1
> >
> At work I am having seriously high failure rates with Seagate drives
> for the last 3+ years. I am talking about >8% annual failure rates out

    My Seagates from 3 years ago were a problem. Newer ones don't seem to be so bad though.


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