[mythtv-users] The Bigger... Disk contest, Fall 2007 edition

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Oct 18 19:50:34 UTC 2007

On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 12:22:47PM -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > The SCSI drives will; I've done it.
> Fair enough, but I don't think valid anymore to assume SCSI = "server  
> class" and non-SCSI = "desktop class."  The Seagate Barracudas have a  
> 24x7 duty cycle, whether they're SAS or SATA.

Well, that's what we use, and we had one decide, about a year into it's
duty, maybe 2 tops, that if you tried to read a certain range of
sectors, *it would make the IDE controller drop off line, until

Two different motherboards, three different operating systems.  (Linux,
Win2K, Spinrite 6.)  Identical results.

And of course, the partition under that is part of an LVM group.

-- jra
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