[rescue] limited shelf life of hard drives ?

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed May 3 00:55:18 CDT 2006

Tue, 02 May 2006 @ 23:02 -0400, Mike Nicewonger said:

> Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> > ... that they'll spin up after the 6-8 or more years they have been  
> > idle and access every last bit
> > stored on them....  yet the crap they make today dies if not used !?
> They die even faster when used.

Where on Earth do you buy your drives, so I can avoid them?

shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["People should have access to the data which
you have about them.  There should be a process for them to challenge any
inaccuracies." -- Arthur Miller]

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