[mythtv-users] OT: Predicted hard drive failure; replacement, consideration
jra at baylink.com
Wed Apr 18 20:29:40 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jay Foster" <jayf0ster at sbcglobal.net>
> I recently replaced my 2TB recording drive because it was showing signs
> of dieing via SMART. Mine was a WD black drive (WD2001FASS) and was
> replaced for free under warranty. This is the first drive I had go bad.
> I have several other WD black drives that are still working great.
One other note, folks:
When SMART tells you "may fail in the next 24 hours"...
If you have to take the drive (or machine) off line because you haven't any
good place to copy that much data, do so.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates http://baylink.pitas.com 2000 Land Rover DII
St Petersburg FL USA http://photo.imageinc.us +1 727 647 1274
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