[rescue] Re: Drive Reliability (was SCSI drive for sale at buy.com)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 25 20:42:41 CDT 2003
On Friday, April 25, 2003, at 09:37 PM, Jeffrey Nonken wrote:
>> A poorly-chosen lubricant was applied to the spindle bearings. In
>> operation, it spun out onto the platters and gummed up. When the
>> land, they stick to it.
> Land and cool, I think... it was OK when they first landed, AFAIK, but
> the drive cooled and the oil became move viscous, if not actually
Yeah, that rings true with my fading memory.
St. Petersburg, FL
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