[mythtv-users] Single WD GP disk fast enough for live 720p?
mythtvusers at markgarland.co.uk
Mon Nov 30 14:45:26 UTC 2009
> Bit of a B****er. The threads indicate that the behaviour can't be turned
> off in Linux using hdparm (on my WD15EADS for example), and the wdidle3
> dos utility will invalidate the warranty.
Don't let me put you off - the drives have worked very well for me (I have 5
WD drives in various machines (3 Green)).
I think you'll find that most manufacturers have mixed records. Seagate
were always a favourite of mine until they had the firmware issue, and
IBM/Hitachi were great but the DeskStar series were once known as the
DeathStars. TBH, I struggle to keep up.
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