[mythtv-users] Hard Drives that Actually Work?
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Thu Dec 16 08:40:34 UTC 2004
Cory Papenfuss wrote:
> I feel compelled to speak up on one more datapoint here. I'm
> generally a big fan. Recently there were some rebates on 120 and 160 GB
> Seagate Baracuda drives. I got one of each, but the 160 is making a
> continuous, repeating "beep-of-death." Although the diag util says it's
> fine, the machine locks up when it does it.
I had a Seagate go 'beep-of-death' on me, but it was certainly not the drive
that was at fault. Replaced with a brand new one, I got the same behaviour
almost immediatly. The REAL culprit was the power supply that was a little
bit low on the voltages. With the that one replaced, all things have worked
like a charm since...
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