[rescue] limited shelf life of hard drives ?

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Wed May 3 20:39:44 CDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 04:08, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 10:52:19PM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> > I bet if I pull my old Micropolis 600Meg 5.25" full height drives out
> > of Storage
> There's a reason they're called "Micrapolis"....  When I was at Texas.Net
> in '97-98, we had so many problems that we even pulled *working* drives
> out of service and replaced them with other brands.

yeah... they had real lemons in the end... but I used mainly the older
stuff... the "black bricks" as I used to call them...

-- Curt

> Bill

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