[mythtv-users] Hard drive recommendation

J. Donavan Stanley jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Mon Mar 1 16:56:56 EST 2004


Joseph A. Caputo wrote:

>Hmmm, I don't think I'm seeing this on my 200GB 7200.7... it's quite a 
>bit quieter than my old 120GB WD Caviar, but I still think I'd notice 
>if it was thrashing like that... I wonder if it's because I have swap 
>enabled on a partition on that drive (and it's also my boot drive)?  So 
>that maybe it's never detected as idle... my HD light is always on 
>(steady), even though I usually can't detect any disk activity when I'm 
>not using it...
>  
>

Same here.  Though I was also able to do "hdparm -M 128" on it as well.  
Maybe Isaac has a bad drive?


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