Re: Did my hard drive fail cause of Linux?
>>>>> "Clive" == Clive Menzies <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Clive> On (21/05/06 21:27), ben wrote:
>> My 5400 rpm 80gb ATA drive in my powerbook just failed the
>> tilted the laptop, eventually it got so bad that the drive
>> wouldn't read without rocking my laptop back and forth. My
>> linux partition was formatted with ext3 journaling, so my
>> question is was there something to my setup that may have
>> endangered the lifetime (2 years) of this drive?
Clive> Unlikely. It is probably coincidence. Sounds like dodgy
I'd say coincidence. The 40 Gb drive in my G4 laptop died a few months
ago. Just under 3 years old. It never (gasp) ran Linux, only Mac OS X.