Re: Kills Linux hdd's?
On Fri, 2002-05-31 at 23:38, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 10:03:25PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> > My co-workers and I have seen (or actually "heard") a lot of this over
> > the past four or five years. The Gateway computers we purchased came
> > with Western Digital drives. Accordingly, we've pretty much developed an
> > attitude against this brand. (NOTE: We haven't seen the problems so much
> I've never had a problem with WD's Caviar line.
I still have a Caviar 200M drive in the original 486-33/VLB system, it
was very heavily use as a cad system for a few years with OS/2. Now it
serves as a BSD router/firewall. I would guess it has surpassed it's
MTBF by now. I wish all drives and MBs would last this long.
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