[rescue] HD recommendations

Greg A. Woods rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 18 16:26:34 CDT 2001

[ On Monday, June 18, 2001 at 15:52:30 (-0400), Kevin Loch wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: [rescue] HD recommendations
> I have never had a failure of an IBM drive after the initial
> few weeks of burn in time.  Never trust a drive out of the box
> until it's been on for about a month and then a bunch of power
> on cycles.

I've had the odd IBM drive fail to automatically reassign a block soon
enough to prevent the need for manual intervention.  These are 9GB IBM
DGHS09U SCSI-3 disks with v.0350 firmware.

							Greg A. Woods

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