[mythtv-users] warning for anyone with western digital green drives
dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org
Sat Feb 11 08:45:05 UTC 2012
> Bottom line: anecdotal evidence is useless. You can get a bad batch of
> any brand or model of drive. Your best defense against failures in a
> RAID array is to mix and match batches and models.
Fwiw, someone who runs lots of consumer grade hard disks was unable to
correlate failure rate to drive manufacturer or models...
PS: I've personally seen professional grade disk batches fail in the
very same way as I've seen consumer grade disk batches fail.
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