[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?
More information about the mythtv-users